Tabular Statement of Offences [ Jammu and Kashmir]

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1989[Jammu and Kashmir]The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1989[Jammu and Kashmir]
Schedule-II
Tabular Statement of Offences
Explanatory Note :- The entries in the second and seventh columns of this Schedule, headed respectively “Offence” and “Punishment under the Ranbir Penal Code”, are not intended as definitions of the offences and punishments described in the several corresponding sections of the Ranbir Penal Code, or even as abstracts of those sections, but merely as references to the subject of the section the number of which is given in the first column.
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Section of Ranbir Penal Code.
Offence.
Whether the Police may arrest without warrant or not.
Whether a warrant or a summons shall ordinarily issue in the first instance.
Whether bailable or not.
Whether compoundable or not.
Punishment under the Ranbir Penal Code.
By what Court triable.
Chapter V-Abetment
109.
Abetment of any offence, if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment.
May arrest without warrant if arrest for the offence abetted may be made without warrant but not otherwise.
According as a warrant or summons may issue for the offence abetted.
According as the offence abetted is bailable or not.
According as the offence abetted is compoundable or not.
The same punishment as for the offence abetted.
The Court by which the offence abetted is triable.
110.
Abetment of any offence, if the person abetted does the act with a different intention from that of the abettor.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
111.
Abetment of any offence, when one act is abetted and different act is done ; subject to the proviso.
do.
do.
do.
do.
The same punishment as for the offence intended to be abetted.
do.
113.
Abetment of any offence, when an effect is caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor.
do.
do.
do.
do.
The same punishment as for the offence committed.
do.
114.
Abetment of any offence, if abettor is present when offence is committed.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
115.
Abetment of an offence, punishable with death or imprisonment for life, if the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine.
do.
If an act which causes harm be done in consequence of the abetment.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 14 years and fine.
do.
116.
Abetment of an offence, punishable with imprisonment, if the offence, be not committed in consequence of the abetment.
do.
do.
According as the offence abetted is bailable or not.
do.
Imprisonment extending to a quarter part of the longest term, and of any description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
do.
If the abettor or the person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent the offence.
do.
do.
According as the offence abetted is bailable or not.
do.
Imprisonment extending to half of the longest term, and of any description provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
do.
117.
Abetting the commission of an offence by the public, or by more than ten persons.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
do.
118.
Concealing as design to commit an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life if the offence be committed.
May arrest without warrant if arrest for the offence abetted may be made without warrant, but not otherwise.
According as a warrant of summons may issue for the offence abetted.
Not bailable.
According as the offence abetted is compoundable or not.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine.
The Court by which the offence abetted is triable.
If the offence be not committed.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years and fine.
do.
119.
A public servant concealing a design to commit an offence which it is his duty to prevent, if the offence be committed.
do.
do.
According as the offence abetted is bailable or not.
do.
Imprisonment extending to half of the longest term and of any description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
do.
If the offence be punishable with death or imprisonment for life.
do.
do.
Non bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years.
do.
If the offence be not committed.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment extending to a quarter part of the longest term, and of any description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
do.
120.
Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment if the offence be committed.
do.
do.
According as the offence concealed is bailable or not.
do.
do.
do.
If the offence be not committed.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment extending to one-eighth part of the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
do.
Chapter V-A-Criminal Conspiracy.
120-B.
Criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for a term of two years or upwards.
May arrest without warrant if arrest for the offence which is the object of the conspiracy may be made without warrant, but not otherwise.
According as a warrant or summons may issue for the offence which is the object of the conspiracy.
According as the offence which is the object of the conspiracy is bailable or not.
Non compoundable.
The same punishment as that provided for the abetment of the offence which is the object of the conspiracy.
Court of Session when the offence which is the object of the conspiracy is triable exclusively by such Court; in the case of all other offences Court of Session; or[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Any other criminal conspiracy
Shall not arrest without warrant
Summons.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for six months, of fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Chapter VI-Offences Against The State
121.
Waging or attempting to wage war or abetting the waging of war against the Government of India.
Shall not arrest without warrant
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Death of imprisonment for life and forfeiture of property.
Court of Session.
121-A.
Conspiring to commit certain offences against the State.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life or any shorter term, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years and forfeiture of property.
Court of Session.
122.
Collecting arms, etc. with the intention of waging war against the Government and Government of India.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for 10 years and fine.
do.
123.
Concealing, with intent to facilitate a design to wage war
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years and fine.
do.
124.
Assaulting President or Governor with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine.
do.
124-A.
Sedition
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable
Imprisonment for life and fine, or imprisonment of either description for 3 years and fine, or fine.
[Court of Session, Chief Judicial Magistrate of the 1st class specially empowered. By High Court in that behalf].
125.
Waging war against any Asiatic Power in alliance or at peace with the Government of India, or abetting the waging of such war.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life and fine, or imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine, or fine.
Court of Session.
126.
Committing depredation on the territories of any Power in alliance or at peace with the Govt. of India.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine, and forfeiture of certain property.
do.
127.
Receiving property taken by war or depredation, mentioned in sections 125 and 126.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine and forfeiture of certain property.
do.
128.
Public servant voluntarily allowing prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for ten years, and fine.
do.
129.
Public servant negligently suffering prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 3 years and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
130.
Aiding escape of, rescuing or harbouring such prisoner, or offering any resistance to the recapture of such prisoner.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of of Session.
Chapter VII-Offences Relating to the Army, Navy and Airforce.
131.
Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce an officer, soldier, sailor, or airman from his allegiance or duty.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
132.
Abetment of mutiny, if mutiny is committed in consequence thereof.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Death, or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
133.
Abetment of an assault by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman on his superior officer, when in the execution of his office.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
134.
Abetment of such assault, if the assault is committed.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
135.
Abetment of the description of an officer, soldier, sailor or airman.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
136.
Harbouring such an officer, soldier, sailor or airman who has deserted.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
137.
Omitted.
138.
Abetment of act of insubordination by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman if the offence be committed in consequence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
140.
Wearing the dress or carrying any token used by a soldier, sailor or airman with intent that it may be believed that he is such a soldier, sailor or airman.
do.
Summons.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
Chapter VIII-Offences Against The Public Tranquility.
143.
Being member of an unlawful assembly.
May arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
144.
Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon.
do.
Warrant
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine or both.
do.
145.
Joining or continuing in an unlawful assembly, knowing that it has been commanded to disperse.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine or both.
do.
147.
Rioting.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
[Imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both].
[Judicial Magistrate].
148.
Rioting, armed with a deadly Weapon.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than 1 year but may extend to five years and fine].
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
149.
If an offence be committed by any member of an unlawful assembly, every other member of such assembly shall be guilty of the offence.
According as arrest may be made without warrant for the offence or not.
According as a warrant or summons may issue for the offence.
According as the offence is bailable or not.
Not compoundable.
The same as for the offence.
The Court by which the offence is triable.
150.
Hiring, engaging or employing persons to take part in an unlawful assembly.
May arrest without warrant.
According to the offence committed by the person hired, engaged, or employed.
do.
do.
The same as for a member of such assembly, and for any offence committed by any member of such assembly.
do.
151.
Knowingly joining or continuing in any assembly of five or more persons, after it has been commanded to disperse.
do.
Summons.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
152.
Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
[Not bailable.]
do.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than one year but may extend to five years and fine].
[Special Judge].
153.
Want only giving provocation with intent to cause riot, if rioting be committed.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
If not committed.
do.
Summons.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
[153-A.]
(1) Promoting enmity between classes.
do.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
do.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than four years but may extend to ten years and fine].
[Special Judge].
[153-A.]
(2) Promoting enmity between classes in place of worship.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than five years but may extend to ten years and fine].
do.
[153-B.]
Assertions etc. prejudicial to maintenance of harmony.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment not less than 4 years but may extend to ten years.
Special Judge.
154.
Owner or Occupier of land not giving information, of riot etc.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable
Fine of 1000 rupees.
[Judicial Magistrate] of first or second class.
155.
Person for whose benefit or on whose behalf a riot takes place not using all lawful means to prevent.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
do.
Fine of 1000 rupees.
[Judicial Magistrate] of first or second class.
156.
Agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit a riot is committed not using all lawful means to prevent it.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
157.
Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine or both.
do.
158.
Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
158.
Or to go armed.
Contd.
do.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of first or second class.
160.
Committing affray.
shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 month, or fine of 100 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
Chapter IX-Offences by or Relating to Public Servants.
161.
Being or expecting to be a public servant and taking a gratification other than legal remuneration in respect of an official.
[May arrest without warrant].
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
162.
Taking a gratification in order by corrupt or illegal means to influence a public servant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
163.
Taking a gratification for the exercise of personal influence with a public servant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment of either 1 year, or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
164.
Abetment by public servant of the offences defined in the last two preceding clauses with reference to himself.
[May arrest without warrant].
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
165.
Public servant obtaining any valuable thing, without consideration, from a person concerned in any proceeding or business transacted by such public servant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
166.
Public servant disobeying a direction of the law with intent to cause injury to any person.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.
do.
167.
Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
168.
Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
169.
Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both and confiscation of property, if purchased.
do.
170.
Personating a public servant.
May arrest without Warrant.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
171.
Wearing garb or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent.
do.
Summons.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.
do.
Chapter IX-A-Offences Relating to Elections.
171-E.
Bribery
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine or both or if treating only, fine only.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
171-F.
Under Influence [xxx] at an election.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine or both.
do.
[Personation at an election]
May arrest without warrant
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
171-G.
False statement in connection with an election.
[Shall not arrest without warrant].
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
171-H.
Illegal payments in connection with election.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Fine of 500 rupees.
do.
171-I.
Failure to keep election accounts.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Chapter X-Contempts of the Lawful Authority of Public Servants.
172.
Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceedings from a public servant.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons
Bailable
Not compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
If summons or notice require attendance in person, etc. in a Court of Justice.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
do.
173.
Preventing the service or the affixing at any summons or notice, or the removal of it when it has been affixed or preventing a proclamation.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
If summons, etc. require attendance in person, etc, in a Court of Justice.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
do.
174.
Not obeying a legal order to attend at a certain place in person or by agent, or departing therefrom without authority.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
If the order requires personal attendance, etc. in a Court of Justice.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
do.
175.
Intentionally omitting to produce a document to a public servant by a person legally bound to produce or deliver such document.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
The Court in which the offence is committed subject to the provisions of CH. XXXV; of if not committed in a Court,[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class or second class.
If the document is required to be produced in or delivered to a Court of Justice.
do.
do
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
do.
176.
Intentionally omitting to give notice or information to a public servant by a person legally bound to give such notice or information.
do.
do
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] or the first or second class.
If the notice or information required respects the commission of an offence, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
do.
177.
Knowingly furnishing false information to a public servant.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class
If the information required respects the commission of an offence, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
178.
Refusing oath when duly required to take oath by a public servant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
The Court in of which the offence is committed subject to the provisions of Ch. XXXV or, if not committed in a Court,[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
179.
Being legally bound to state truth, and refusing to answer questions.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
180
Refusing to sign a statement made to public servant when legally required to do so.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
181.
Knowingly stating to a public servant on oath as true that which, is false.
do.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
182.
Giving false information to a public servant in order to cause him to use his lawful power to the injury or annoyance of any person.
do.
Summons.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 month or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
183.
Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
184.
Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of a public servant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
185.
Bidding by a person under a legal incapacity to purchase it, for property at a lawfully authorised sale, or bidding without intending to perform the obligations incurred thereby.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees or both.
do.
186.
Obstructing public servant in discharge of his public functions.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
187.
Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give such assistance.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.
do.
Wilfully neglecting to aid a public servant who demands aid in the execution of process the prevention of offences, etc.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
188.
Disobedience to an order lawfully promulgated by a public servant, if such disobedience causes obstruction, annoyance or injury to persons lawfully employed.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Imprisonment which may extend to one year and fine].
do.
If such disobedience causes danger to human life, health or safety, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than 3 months, but may extend to 2 years and fine].
do.
189.
Threatening a public servant with injury to him, or one in whom he is interested, to induce him to do or forbear to do any official act.
[Shall not arrest without warrant].
Warrant.
Not Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description of 2 years or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
190.
Threatening any person to induce him to refrain from making a legal application for protection from injury.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, fine, or both.
do.
[190-A.]
Dissemination of contents of prescribed documents].
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
Chapter XI-False Evidence and Offence Against Public Justice.
193.
Giving or fabricating false evidence in a judicial proceeding.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Giving or fabricating false evidence in any other case.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
194.
Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to cause any person to be conducted of a capital offence.
do.
do.
Not bailable
do.
Imprisonment for life, or rigorous for 3 years and fine.
Court of session.
If innocent person be thereby convicted and executed.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Death or as above.
do.
195.
Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for seven years or upwards.
do.
do.
Bailable
do.
The same as for the offence.
do.
[195-A.
Threatening or inducing any person to give false evidence.
Cognizable
do.
Non-bailable
do.
Imprisonment for seven years or fine or both.
Magistrate of the first class.]
196.
Using in a judicial proceeding evidence known to be false or fabricated.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
According as the offence of giving such evidence is bailable or not.
Not compoundable.
The same as for giving or fabricating false evidence.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
197.
Knowing issuing or signing a false certificate relating to any fact of which such certificate is by law admissible in evidence.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
The same as for giving false evidence.
do.
198.
Using as a true certificate one known to be false in a material point.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
199.
False statement made in any declaration which is by law receivable as evidence
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
200.
Using as true any such declaration known to be false.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
201.
Causing disappearance of evidence of an offence committed, or giving false information touching it to screen the offender, if capital offence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine.
Court of Session.
If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the 1st Class.
If punishable with less than 10 years imprisonment.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, and of the description provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the 1st Class or Court by which the offence is triable.
202.
Intentional omission to give information of an offence by a person legally bound to inform.
do.
Summons
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second Class.
203.
Giving false information respecting an offence committed.
do.
Warrant
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
204.
Secreting or destroying any document to prevent its production as evidence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
205.
False personation for the purpose of any act or proceeding in a suit or criminal prosecution, or for becoming bail or security.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first Class.
206.
Fraudulent removal or concealment, etc. of property to prevent its seizure as a forfeiture, or satisfaction of a fine under sentence, or in execution of a decree.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
207.
Claiming property without right, or practising deception touching any right to it, to prevent its being taken as a forfeiture or in satisfaction of a fine under sentence, or in execution of a decree.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
208.
Fraudulently suffering a decree to pass for a sum not due or suffering decree to be executed after it has been satisfied.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
209.
False claim in a Court of Justice.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, and fine.
do.
210.
Fraudulently obtaining in a decree for a sum not due, or erasing a decree to be executed after it has been satisfied.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either do. description for 2 years, or fine or both.
do.
211.
False charge of offence made with intent to injure.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine or both.
do.
If offences charged be punishable with imprisonment for 7 years or upwards.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
If offences charged be capital, or punishable with imprisonment for life.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Court of Session.
212.
Harbouring an offender, if the offence be capital.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, and fine.
Court of session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
If punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment for 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
If punishable with imprisonment for 1 year and not for 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, and of the description provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class, or Court by which the offences triable.
213.
Taking gift, etc., to screen an offender from punishment if the offence be capital.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
If punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment for 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
If with imprisonment for less than 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of first class or for Court by which the offence is triable.
214.
Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offender, if the offence be capital.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
If punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment for 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
If with imprisonment for less than 10 years.
Shall not arrest without warrant
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, and of description, provided for the offence or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class or Court by which the offence is triable.
[215.]
Taking gift to help to recover movable property of which a person has been deprived by an offence, without causing apprehension of offender.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
216.
Harbouring an offender who has escaped from custody, or whose apprehension has been ordered, if the offence be capital.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
If punishable with imprisonment for life, or both with imprisonment for 10 years.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
If with imprisonment for less than 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of first class of Court by which the offence is triable.
216-A.
Harbouring robbers or dacoits.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
217.
Public servant disobeying a direction of law with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
218.
Public servant framing an incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.
do.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session.
219.
Public servant in a judicial proceeding corruptly making and pronouncing an order, report, verdict or decision which he knows to be contrary to law.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, or fine, or both.
do.
220.
Commitment for trial or confinement by a person having authority, who knows that he is acting contrary to law.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
221.
Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of a public servant by bound law to apprehend an offender if the offence be capital.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, with or without fine.
do.
If punishable with imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, with or without fine.
Court of Session or Judicial Magistrate of the first class.
If with imprisonment for less than 10 years.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, with or without fine.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class or second class.
222.
Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of a public servant bound by law to apprehend person under sentence of a Court of Justice if under sentence of death.
do.
do.
Not-baliable
do.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for 14 years, with or Without fine.
Court of Session.
If under sentence of imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years or upwards.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, with or without fine.
do.
If under sentence of imprisonment for less titan 10 years, or lawfully committed to custody.
do.
do.
Baliable
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, Or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate].
223.
Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant.
do.
Summons
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
224.
Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
225.
Resistance or obstruction to the lawful apprehension of another person, or rescuing him from lawful custody.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, and fine, or both.
do.
If charged with an offence punishable with imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
If charged with a capital offence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
If the person is sentenced to imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years or upwards.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
If under sentence of death.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
225-A.
Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape, on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise provide for-
(a) in case of intentional omission or sufferance ;
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Baliable
Not compoundable
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
(b) in case of negligent omission or sufferance.
do.
Summons.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
225-B.
Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
226.
Omitted.
227.
Violation of condition of remission of punishment.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
do.
do.
Punishment of original sentence, or, if part of the punishment has been undergone, the residue.
The Court by which the original offence was triable.
228.
Intentional insult or interruption to a public servant sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.
The Court in which the offence is committed subject to the provisions of Chapter XXXV.
[228-A.]
Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences etc., printing or publication of a proceeding without permission of Court.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant
do.
do.
Imprisonment for two years and fine.
Judicial Magistrate of the first class.
229.
Personation of a juror or assessor.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Chapter XII-Offences Relating to Coin and Government Stamps.
231.
Counterfeiting, or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting, coin.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
232.
Counterfeiting or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting, the Indian Coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
233.
Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
234.
Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose or counterfeiting the Indian coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
235.
Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting Coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate], of the 1st class.
If Indian coin
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
236.
Abetting in the State the counterfeiting out of the State of coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
The punishment provided for abetting the counterfeiting of such coin within the State.
do.
237.
Import or export of counterfeit coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
238.
Import or export of counterfeits of the Indian coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
239.
Having any Counterfeit coin known to be such when it came into possession, and delivering, etc., the same to any person.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
240.
The same with respect to Indian coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, Session or and fine.
Court of [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
241.
Knowingly delivering to another any counterfeit coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be counterfeit.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine of 10 times the value of the coin counterfeited, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or 2nd class.
242.
Possession of counterfeit coin by a person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
243.
Possession of Indian coin by a person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
244.
Omitted.
245.
Omitted.
246.
Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of any coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
247.
Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of Indian coin.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
248.
Altering appearance of any coin with intent that it shall pass as a coin of a different description.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
249.
Altering appearance of the Indian coin with intent that it shall pass as a coin of a different description.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
250.
Delivery to another of coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, and fine.
do.
251.
Delivery of Indian coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
252.
Possession of altered coin by a person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
253.
Possession of Indian coin by a person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, and fine.
do.
254.
Delivery to another of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the delivery did not know to be altered.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine of ten times the value of the coin.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class or 2nd class.
255.
Counterfeiting a Government stamp.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
256.
Having possession of an instrument or material for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of life for imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
257.
Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
258.
Sale of counterfeit Government stamp.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
259.
Having possession of a counterfeit Government stamp.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the 1st class.
260.
Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, or fine, or both.
do.
261.
Effacing any writing from a substance bearing a Government stamp, or removing from a document a stamp used for it with intent to cause loss to Government.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
262.
Using a Government stamp known to have been before used.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or 2nd class.
263.
Erasure of mark denoting that stamp has been used.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
263-A.
Fictious stamps.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Fine of 200 rupees.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first, class.
Chapter XIII-Offences Relating to Weight and Measures.
264.
Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
265.
Fraudulent use of false weight or measures.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
266.
Being in possession of false weights or measures for fraudulent use.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
267.
Making or selling false weights or measures for fraudulent use.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Chapter XIV-Offences Affecting the Public Health Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals.
269.
Negligently doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life.
May arrest without warrant.
Summons
Baliable
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
270.
Malignantly doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both
do.
271.
Knowingly disobeying any quarantine rules.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
272.
Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.
do.
273.
Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
274.
Adulterating any drug or medical preparation intended for sale so as to lessen its efficacy, or to change its operation or to make it noxious.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or 2nd class.
275.
Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been.adulterated.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
276.
Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
277.
Defilling the water of a public spring or reservoir.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
278.
Making atmosphere noxious to health.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Fine of 500 rupees.
do.
279.
Driving or riding on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life etc.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.
do.
280.
Navigating any vessel so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or 2nd class.
281.
Omitted.
282.
Conveying for hire any person, by water in a vessel in such a state, or so loaded, as to endanger his life.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or 2nd class.
283.
Causing danger, obstruction or injury in any public way or line of navigation.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Fine of 200 rupees.
do.
284.
Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either do. description for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.
do.
285.
Dealing with fire or any combustible matter so as to endanger human life, etc.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
286.
So dealing with any explosive substance.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
287.
So dealing with any Machinery.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or 2nd class.
288.
A person omitting to guard against probable danger to human life by the fall of any building over which he has a right entitling him to pull it down or repair it.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
289.
A person omitting to take order with any animal in his possession, so as to guard against danger to human life or of grievous hurt, from such animal.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
290.
Committing a public nuisance.
Shall not arrest without warrant
do.
do.
do.
Fine of200 rupees.
do.
291.
Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or, fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or 2nd class.
[291-A.]
Wrongful obstruction to the use of public tanks, wells, etc.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month or fine of rupees 100, or both
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
[292.]
Sale etc. of obsence books etc.
do.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine, or both.
do.
[293.]
Sale, etc. of obscene objects to young persons.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
294.
Obscene songs.
[May arrest without warrant.]
do.
[Not bailable.]
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine, or both.
do.
294-A.
Keeping a lottery office.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine, or both.
do.
Publishing proposals relating to lotteries.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Fine of 1,000 rupees.
do.
Chapter XV-Offences Relating to Religion.
295.
Destroying, damaging or defiling a place of worship or sacred object with intent to insult the religion of any class of persons.
May arrest without warrant
Summons.
[Non-bailable]
Not-compoundable.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than two years but may extend to five years and fine].
[Special Judge]
[295-A].
Maliciously insulting the religion or the religious beliefs of any class.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than five years but may extend to ten years, and fine].
[Special Judge].
296.
Causing a disturbance to an assembly engaged in religious worship.
May arrest without warrant.
Summons.
[Not bailable]
do.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than five years but may extend to ten years, and fine].
[Special Judge].
297.
Trespassing in place of worship or sepulcher disturbing funeral, with intention to wound the feelings or to insult the religion of any person, or offering indignity to a human corpse.
do.
do.
[do]
do.
[do]
[do.]
298.
Uttering any word or making any sound in the hearing, or making any gesture, or placing any object in the sight of any person, with intention to wound his religious feeling.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
[do.]
[do.]
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than 2 years but may extend to 5 years, and fine.]
[do.]
298-A.
Intentionally killing or slaughtering cow or like animal.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
298-B.
Keeping in possession flesh of such animal.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, and fine up to Rs. 500.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
298-C.
Killing or slaughtering he or she buffalo.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
do.
Fine up to 5 times the price of the slaughtered animal.
do.
[298-D.]
Bringing or possessing flesh or untanned hide of a Gond in a town.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.
do.
Chapter XVI-Offences Affecting the Human Body.
Of offences affecting life.
302.
Murder.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Death or imprisonment for life, and fine.
Court of Session.
303.
Murder by a life convict.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Death.
do.
304.
Culpable homicide not amounting to murder, if act by which the death is caused is done with intention of causing death, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
If act is done with knowledge that do. it is likely to cause death, but without any intention to cause death, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, or fine or both.
do.
304-A.
Causing death by rash or negligent act.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
[Not bailable]
Not compoundable.
[Imprisonment not less than one year which may extend to 5 years, and fine. In case the death is caused by a person driving motor vehicle without holding licence the minimum imprisonment shall be 2 years].
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate].
305.
Abetment of suicide committed by a child, or insane, or delirious person, or an idiot, or a person intoxicated.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Death or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session of the first class.
306.
Abetting the commission of suicide.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
307.
Attempt to murder.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
If such act causes hurt to any person.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or as above.
do.
Attempt by life-convict to murder, if hurt is caused.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Death or as above.
do.
308.
Attempt to commit culpable homicide.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine or both.
do.
If such act cause hurt to any person.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, or fine, or both.
do.
309.
Attempt to commit suicide.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
311.
Being a thug.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment for life, and fine.
Court of Session.
Of the causing of miscarriage ; of injuries to unborn children ; of the exposure of infants ; and of Concealment of births.
312.
Causing miscarriage.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine or both.
do.
If the woman be quick with child.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
313.
Causing miscarriage without womans consent.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
314.
Death caused by an act done with intent to cause miscarriage.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years and fine.
Court of Session.
If act done without woman’s consent.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or as above.
do.
315.
Act done 6rith intent to prevent a child being born alive, or ,to cause it to die after its birth.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, or fine, or both.
do.
316.
Causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
317.
Exposure of a child under 12 years of age by parent or person having care of it with intention of wholly abandoning it.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
318.
Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
Of Hurt.
323.
Voluntarily causing hurt.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons
do.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
324.
Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which a prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years or fine or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
325.
Voluntarily causing grievous hurt.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years and fine.
do.
326.
Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
327.
Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property or a valuable security, or to constrain to do anything, which is illegal, or which may facilitate the commission of an offence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either do. description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
328.
Administering stupefying drug with intent to cause hurt etc.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
329.
Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property or a valuable security, or to constrain to do anything which is illegal, or which may facilitate the commission of an offence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
330.
Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession or information or to compel restoration of property etc.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
331.
Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession or information, or to compel restoration of property, etc.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
332.
Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine or both.
Court of Session of [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
333.
Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to detect public servant from his duty.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either Court of description for 10 years, Session, and fine.
Court of Session.
334.
Voluntarily causing hurt on grave and sudden provocation, not intending to hurt any other than the person who gave the provocation.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
335.
Causing grievous hurt on grave and sudden provocation, not intending to hurt any other than the person who gave the provocation.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which a prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either, description for 4 years, or fine of 2000 rupees, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
336.
Doing any act which endangers human life or the personal safety of others.
do.
do.
do.
Not compoundable
Imprisonment of either, description for 3 months or fine of 250 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
337.
Causing hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which a prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either, description for 6 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
338.
Causing grievous hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.
May arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Compound-able when permission is given by the Court before which a prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
341.
Wrongfully restraining any person.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
342.
Wrongfully confining any person.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
343.
Wrongfully confining for three or more days.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine or both.
do.
[344.]
Wrongfully confining for ten or more days.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
345.
Keeping any person in wrongful confinement, knowing that a writ has been issued for his liberation.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, in addition to imprisonment under any other section.
do.
346.
Wrongful confinement in secret.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, in addition to imprisonment under any other section.
do.
347.
Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting property, or constraining to do an illegal act, etc.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
348.
Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting confession or information or of compelling restoration of property, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Of Criminal Force and assault.
352.
Assault or use of criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
353.
Assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
do.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
354.
Assault or use of criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her modesty.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine or both.
do.
355.
Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour a person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
do.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years or fine, or both.
do.
356.
Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property worn or carried by a person
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not-bailable.
Not compoundable
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
357.
Assault or use of criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person.
do.
do.
Bailable.
Compoundable when permission given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
do.
358.
Assault or use of criminal force on grave and sudden provocation.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
do.
Compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.
do.
Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Force labour.
[363.]
Kidnapping.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] oF the first class.
[363-A.]
Kidnapping or obtaining the custody of a minor in order that such minor may be employed or used for purposes of begging.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
Maiming a minor in order that such minor may be employed or use for purpose of begging.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of life and fine.
Court of Session.
364.
Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
365.
Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine a person.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
366.
Kidnapping or abducting a woman to compel her marriage or to cause her defilement, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
[366-A.]
Procuration of minor girl.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
[366-B.]
Importation of girl from outside the State.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
367.
Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject a person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
368.
Concealing or keeping in confinement a kidnapped person.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Punishment for kidnapping or abduction.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
369.
Kidnapping or abducting a child with intent to take property from the person of such child.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
370.
Buying or disposing of any person as a slave.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
371.
Habitual dealing in slaves.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
372.
Selling or letting to hire a minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
373.
Buying or obtaining possession of a minor for the same purposes.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
374.
Unlawful compulsory labour.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
[376.
Rape.
May arrest without Warrant
do.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life or Imprisonment for ten years, and fine.
Court of Sessions.
Intercourse by a man with his wife not being under twelve years of age.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine or both.
do.
376-A.
Intercourse by a man with his wife during separation.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for 2 years, and fine.
do.
376-B.
Intercourse by a public servant with woman in his custody.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment for 5 years, and fine.
do.
376-C.
Intercourse by Supdtt. of Jail remand home, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
376-D.
Intercourse by manager, etc. of a hospital with any woman in that hospital.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.]
Of Unnatural Offences.
377.
Unnatural-offences.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Chapter XVII-Offences Against Property of Theft.
379.
Theft.
do.
do.
do.
[Compoundable when the value of the property does not exceed two hundred and fifty rupees . and permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending.]
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
380.
Theft in a building, tent or vessel.
do.
do.
do.
Not compoundable
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
381.
Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master or employer.
do.
do.
do.
[Compoundable when the value of the property does not exceed two hundred and fifty rupees and permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending.]
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
382.
Theft, preparation having been made for causing death, or hurt, or restraint, or fear or death, or of heart, or of restraint, in order to the committing of such theft, or to retiring after committing it or to retaining property taken by it.
May arrest without warrant
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Rigorous imprisonment or 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
384.
Extortion.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
385.
Putting or attempting to put in fear of injury, in order to commit extortion.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
386.
Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
387.
Putting or attempting to put a person in fear of death or grievous hurt in order to commit extortion.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
388.
Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
If the offence threatened be an unnatural offence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life.
do.
389.
Putting a person in fear of accusation of offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment for 10 years, in order to commit extortion.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
If the offence be an unnatural offence.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life.
do.
Of Robbery and Dacoity.
392.
Robbery.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
If committed on the highway between sunset and sunrise.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Rigorous imprisonment for 14 years, and fine.
do.
393.
Attempt to commit robbery.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine.
do.
394.
Person voluntarily causing hurt in committing or attempting to commit robbery, or any other person jointly concerned in such robbery.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.
do.
395.
Dacoity.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Court of Session.
396.
Murder in dacoity.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Death, imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.
do.
397.
Robbery or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Rigorous imprisonment for not less than 7 years.
do.
398.
Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
399.
Making preparation to commit dacoity.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.
do.
400.
Belonging to a gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing dacoity.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.
do.
401.
Belonging to a wandering gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing thefts.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
402.
Being one or five or more persons assembled for the purpose of committing dacoity.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Court of Session.
Of criminal misappropriation of property.
403.
Dishonest misappropriation of movable property, or converting it to one’s own use.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
Bailable.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine or both.
Any [Judicial Magistrate]
404.
Dishonest misappropriation of property, knowing that it was in possession of a deceased person at the time of his death, and that it has not since been in the possession of any person legally entitled to it.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class or second class.
If by clerk or person employed by deceased.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
Of Criminal breach of trust.
406.
Criminal breach of trust.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
Not-bailable
[Compoundable when the value of the property does not exceed two hundred and fifty rupees and permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending].
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine or both.
do.
407.
Criminal breach of trust by by a carrier, wharfinger, etc.
do.
do.
do.
[do.]
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
408.
Criminal breach of trust by a clerk or servant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
409.
Criminal breach of trust by public servant or by banker, merchant or agent, etc.
do.
do.
do.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session or Judicial Magistrate of the first class.
Of the receiving of stolen property.
411.
Dishonestly receiving stolen property, knowing it to be stolen.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
412.
Dishonestly receiving stolen property, knowing that it was obtained by dacoity.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not-bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine.
Court of Session.
413.
Habitually dealing in stolen property.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
414.
Assisting in concealment or disposal of stolen property knowing it to be stolen.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine or both.
Court of Session [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
Of Cheating.
417.
Cheating.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
Bailable.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
418.
Cheating a person whose interest the offender was bound, either by law or by legal contract, to protect.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
419.
Cheating by personation.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
420.
Cheating and thereby dishonestly inducing delivery of property, or the making, alteration or destruction of a valuable security.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
[420-A.]
Cheating public authorities in performance of contracts.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for ten years, and fine.
[Judicial Magistrate of first class.]
Of Fraudulent deeds disposition of property.
421.
Fraudulent removal or concealment of property, etc. to prevent distribution among creditors.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
[Compoundable when permission is given by the court before which the prosecution is pending].
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
422.
Fraudulently preventing a form being made available for his creditors a debt or demand due to the offender.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
423.
Fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing a false statement if consideration.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
[Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending].
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
424.
Fraudulent removal or concealment of property, himself, or any other person, or assisting in the doing thereof, or dishonestly releasing any demand or claim to which he is entitled.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
Of mischief.
426.
Mischief
Summons.
Bailable.
[Compoundable when the only loss or damage caused is loss or damage to a private person.]
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
427.
Mischief, and thereby causing damage to the amount of 50 rupees or upwards.
do.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
428.
Mischief by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering useless any animal of the value of 10 rupees or upwards.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
[Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending].
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
429.
Mischief by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering useless any elephant, camel, horse, etc., whatever may be its value, or any other animal of the value of 50 rupees or upward.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
430.
Mischief by causing diminution of supply of water for agricultural purposes, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, or fine, or both.
do.
431.
Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, navigable river, or navigable channel, and rendering it impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property.
do.
do.
do.
Not compoundable.
do.
do.
432.
Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage, attended with damage.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, or fine, or both.
do.
433.
Omitted.
434.
Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a landmark fixed by public authority.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine, or both.
Court of [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
435.
Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of 100 rupees or upwards, or, in case of agriculture produce, 10 rupees or upwards.
May arrest without Warrant.
do.
[Not bailable.]
[Not compoundable].
[Imprisonment which may extend to seven years and fine. If the damage relates to public property imprisonment shall not be less than five years].
[Special Judge].
436.
Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy a house, etc.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years and fine.
[Special Judge].
437.
Omitted
438.
Omitted
439.
Omitted
440.
Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death, or hurt, etc.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Of Criminal Trespass.
447.
Criminal trespass.
do.
Summons.
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 months or fine of 500 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
[447-A.]
Criminal trespass of public premises.
do.
Warrant.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for one year or fine, or both.
[Any Magistrate of first class].
448.
House trespass.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
449.
House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with death.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine.
Court of Session.
450.
House trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment for life.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
451.
House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.
do.
do.
Bailable.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, and fine.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
If the offence is theft, warrant.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
452.
House-trespass, having made preparation for causing hurt, assault, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
453.
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, and fine.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
454.
Lurking house trespass or house-breaking in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of first or second class.
If the offence is theft.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
455.
Lurking house-trespass or house breaking after preparation made for causing hurt, assault, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
456.
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
457.
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, and fine.
do.
If the offence is theft.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 14 years, and fine.
do.
458.
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night, after preparation made for causing hurt, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 14 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
459.
Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
460.
Death or grievous hurt caused by one of several persons jointly concerned in housebreaking by night, etc.
May arrest without Warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years and fine.
Court of Session.
461.
Dishonestly breaking open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
462.
Being entrusted with any closed receptacle containing or supposed, to contain any property, and fraudulently opening the same.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
Chapter XVIII-Offences Relating to Documents and to Trade or Property Marks.
465.
Forgery.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session. [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
466.
forgery of a record of a Court of Justice or of a Register of Births, etc., kept by a public servant.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
467.
Forgery of a valuable security, will, or authority to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive any money, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
When the valuable security is a promissory note of the Government of India.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
468.
Forgery for the purpose of cheating.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
469.
Forgery for the purpose of harming the reputation of any person, or knowing that it is likely to be used for that purpose.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
do.
471.
Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Punishment for forgery of such document.
Same Court as that by which the forgery is triable.
When the forged document is a promissory note of the Government of India.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Not compoundable.
Punishment for forgery of such document.
Court of Session.
472.
Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable under section 467 of the Ranbir Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
473.
Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable otherwise than under section 467 of the Ranbir Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
474.
Having possession of a document, knowing it to be forged, with intent to use it as genuine ;
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
If the document is one of the description mentioned in section 466 of the Ranbir Penal Code.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
475.
Courterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating document described in section 467 of the Ranbir Penal Code or possessing counterfeit marked material.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
476.
Courterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating document other than those described in section 467 of the Ranbir Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
477.
Fraudulently destroying or defacing or attempting to destroy or deface, or secreting, a will, etc.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment for life, or Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
477-A.
Falsification of accounts.
do.
do.
Bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Of Trade and Property Marks.
482.
Using a false trade or property mark with intent to deceive or injure any person.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Compoundable when permission is given by the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
483.
Counterfeiting a trade or property mark used by another with intent to cause damage or injury.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
do.
484.
Counterfeiting a property mark used by a public servant, or any mark used by him to denote the manufacture, quality etc., of any property.
do.
Summons.
do.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, and fine.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
485.
Fraudulently making or having possession of any die, plate or other instrument for counterfeiting any public or private property or trade mark.
do.
do
do.
do.
Imprisonment for either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
do.
486.
Knowingly selling goods marked with a counterfeit property or trade-mark.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable with permission of the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
487.
Fraudulently making a false mark upon any package or receptacle containing goods, with intent to cause it to be believed that it contains goods which it does not contain, etc.
do.
do.
do.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 3 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
488.
Making use of any such false mark.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
489.
Removing destroying or defacing any property-mark with intent to cause injury.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
Of currency notes and bank notes.
489-A.
Counterfeiting currency notes or bank notes.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
489-B.
Using as genuine forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank-notes.
May arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
489-C.
Possession of forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank-notes.
do.
do.
Bailable
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, or fine, or both.
do
489-D.
Making or possessing instruments or materials for forging or counterfeiting currency notes or bank-notes.
do.
do.
Not bailable
do.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
Chapter XIX.-Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service.
490.
Omitted.
491.
Being bound to attend on or supply the wants of a person who is helpless from youth unsoundness of mind or disease, and voluntarily omitting to do so.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Summons.
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 6 months, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
492.
Omitted.
Chapter XX.-Offences Relating to Marriage.
493.
A man by deceit causing a woman not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
Court of Session.
494.
Marrying again during the lifetime or a husband or wife.
do.
do.
Bailable.
Compoundable with permission of Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
495.
Same offence with concealment of the former marriage from the person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted.
do.
do.
do.
Not compoundable
Imprisonment of either description for 10 years, and fine.
do.
496.
A person with fraudulent intention going through the ceremony of being married, knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, and fine.
do.
497.
Adultery.
do.
do.
Bailable
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
[498.]
Enticing or taking away or detaining with a criminal intent a married woman.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 5 years, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
[498-A.]
Punishment for subjecting a married woman to cruelty.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
Imprisonment for three years, and fine.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
Chapter XXI-Defamation.
[500.]
(a) Defamation (other than defamation by spoken words) against the President or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State in India or the Governor of this State or a Minister or any other public servant employed in connection with the affairs of the Union or of a State in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions, when instituted upon a complaint made by the public prosecutor.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Compoundable with the permission of the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Simple imprisonment for two years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session.
(b) Defamation in any other case.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable.
Simple imprisonment for two years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
[501.]
(a) Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory against the president or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State in India or Governor of this State or a Minister or any other public servant employed in connection with the affairs of the; Union or of a State in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon complaint made by the Public Prosecutor.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable with the permission of the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
do.
Court of Session.
(b) Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory, in any other case.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable.
do.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
[502.]
(a) Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter, against the President or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State in India or the Governor of a State or a Minister or any other public servant employed in connection with the affairs of the Union or of a State in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the public prosecutor.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable with the permission of the Court before which the prosecution is pending.
Simple imprisonment for two years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session.
(b) Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matters knowing it to contain such matter, in any case.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable.
do.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate]
Chapter XXII-Criminal Intimidation, Insult and Annoyance.
504.
Insult intended to provoke a breach of the peace.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
Warrant.
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, or both.
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
[505(1).]
False statement, rumour, etc. with intent to cause mutiny offence against the public peace.
[May arrest without of warrant].
Warrant.
Not bailable.
Not compoundable.
[Imprisonment which shall not be less than 3 years but may extend to ten years, and fine.]
[Special Judge]
[505(2).]
False statement, rumour, etc. with intent to create enmity, hatred or ill-will between different classes.
May arrest without warrant.
do.
do.
do.
[do.]
[do.]
[505(3).]
False statement, rumour, etc. made in place of worship etc. with intent to create enmity hatred or ill-will.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment which shall not be less than 4 years, but may extend to 10 years, and fine.
[do.]
506.
Criminal intimidation.
Shall not arrest without warrant.
do.
Bailable.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, or fine, of both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.
do.
do.
do.
Not compoundable
Imprisonment of either description for 7 years, or fine, or both.
Court of Session or [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
507.
Criminal intimidation by anonymous communication or having taken precaution to conceal whence the threat comes.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Imprisonment of either description for 2 years, in addition to the punishment under above section.
do.
508.
Act caused by inducing a person to believe that he will be rendered an object of Divine displeasure.
do.
do.
do.
Compoundable.
Imprisonment of either description for 1 year, or fine, or both.
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first or second class.
509.
Uttering any word or making any gesture intended to insult the modesty of a woman, etc.
[May arrest without warrant].
do.
[Not bailable].
[Not compoundable].
[Simple imprisonment which shall not be less than six months but may extend to two years and with fine up to two hundred rupees.]
[Judicial Magistrate] of the first class.
510.
Appearing in a public place etc. in a state of intoxication and causing annoyance to any person.
do.
do.
Not bailable.
do.
[Simple imprisonment which may extend to two years or with fine up to one hundred rupees.]
[Any Judicial Magistrate].
Chapter XXIII-Attempts to Commit Offences.
511.
Attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life and in such, attempt doing Act towards the commission of the offence.
According as the offence is one in respect of which the police may arrest without warrant or not.
According as the offence is one in respect of which a summons or warrant shall ordinarily issue.
According as offence contemplated by the offender is bailable or not.
Compoundable when the offence attempted is compoundable.
Imprisonment for life or imprisonment not exceeding half longest term and of description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.
The Court by which the offence attempted is triable.
[“Offences Against Other Laws.
Offence
Cognizable or non-cognizable
Bailable or non-bailable
By what Court triable
1
2
3
4
If punishable with death, imprisonment for life or imprisonment for more than 7 years.
Cognizable
Not-bailable
Court of Session.
If punishable with imprisonment for 3 years and “upwards but more than 7 years.
Cognizable
Not-bailable
Magistrate of the First Class.
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 3 years or with fine only.]
not-cognizable
Bailable
Any Magistrate.”