Offences, Bail,Trial and Punishment under Indian Penal Code

Criminal

The First Schedule

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES

I – OFFENCES UNDER THE INDIAN PENAL CODE

Abetment

SectionOffencePunishmentCognisable or Non-cognisableBailable or Non-bailableBy what court triable.
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109.Abetment of any offence, if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment.Same as for offence abetted.According as offence abetted is cognisable or non-cognisableAccording as offence abetted is bailable or non-bailableCourt by which 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.DittoDittoDittoDitto
111.Abetment of any offence, when one act is abetted and a different act is done; subject to the proviso.Same as for offence intended to be abetted.DittoDittoDitto
113.Abetment of any offence, when an effect is caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor.Same as for offence committed.DittoDittoDitto
114.Abetment of any offence, if abettor is present when offence is committed.DittoDittoDittoDitto
115.Abetment of an offence, punishable with death or imprisonment for life, if the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto.
….If an act which causes harm be done in consequence of the abetment.Imprisonment for 14 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
116.Abetment of an offence, punishable with imprisonment, if the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment. Imprisonment extending to a quarter part of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.DittoAccording as offence abetted is bailable or non-bailable.Ditto 
…..If the abettor or the person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent the offence.Imprisonment extending to half of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
117.Abetting the commission of an offence by the public, or by more than ten persons.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
118.Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, if the offence be committed.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto
If the offence be not committed.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoBailableDitto
119.A public servant concealing a design to commit an offence which it is his duty to prevent, if the offence be committed.Imprisonment extending to half of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or bothAccording as offence is cognisable or non-cognisableAccording as offence, abetted is bailable or non-bailable.Court by which offence abetted is triable
….If the offence be punishable with death or imprisonment for life.Imprisonment for 10 years.DittoNon-bailableDitto
If the offence be not committed.Imprisonment extending to a quarter part of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.DittoBailableDitto
120.Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment, if offence be committed.DittoDittoAccording as offence, abetted is bailable or non-bailable.Ditto
If the offence be not committed.Imprisonment extending to one,eighth part of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or bothDittoBailableDitto

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 2 years or upwardsSame as for abetment of the offence which is the object of the conspiracy.According as the offence which is the object of conspiracy is cognisable or non-cognisableAccording as offence which is object of conspiracy is bailable or non-bailable.Court by which abetment of the offence which is the object of conspiracy is triable.
Any other criminal conspiracy.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.Non-cognisableBailableMagistrate 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.Death or imprisonment for life and fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
121-A.Conspiring to commit certain offences against the State.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
122.Collecting arms, etc. with the intention of waging war against the Government of India.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
123.Concealing with intent to facilitate a design to wage war.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
124.Assaulting President, Governor, etc., with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
124A.SeditionImprisonment for life and fine, or imprisonment for 3 years and fine, or fineDittoDittoDitto
125.Waging war against any Asiatic power in alliance or at peace with the Government of India, or abetting the waging of such war.Imprisonment for life and fine, or imprisonment for 7 years and fine, or fine.DittoDittoDitto.
126.Committing depredation on the territories of any power in alliance or at peace with the Government of India.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine, and forfeiture of certain of property.DittoDittoDitto
127.Receiving property taken by war or depredation mentioned in sections 125 and 126.DittoDittoDittoDitto
128.Public servant voluntarily allowing prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
129.Public servant negligently suffering prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape.Simple imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoBailableMagistrate of the first class
130.Aiding escape of, rescuing or harbouring, such prisoner, or offering any resistance to the recapture of such prisoner.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session

CHAPTER VII

OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVY AND FORCE

131.Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce an officer, soldier, sailor or airman from his allegiance or duty.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
132.Abetment of mutiny, if mutiny is committed in consequence thereof.Death, or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
133.Abetment of an assault by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman on his superior officer, when in the execution of his office.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
134.Abetment of such assault, if the assault is committed.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
135.Abetment of the desertion of an officer, soldier, sailor or airman.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine or both.DittoBailableAny Magistrate
136.Harbouring such an officer, soldier, sailor or airman who has deserted.DittoDittoDittoDitto
137.Deserter concealed on board merchant vessel, through negligence of master or person in charge thereof.Fine of 500 rupees.Non-cognisableDittoDitto
138.Abetment of act of insubordination by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman, if the offence be committed in consequence.Imprisonment for 6 months or fine, or both.CognisableDittoDitto
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.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto.

CHAPTER VIII

OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY

143.Being member of an unlawful assembly.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.CognisableBailableAny Magistrate
144.Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
145.Joining or continuing in an unlawful assembly, knowing that it has been commanded to disperse.DittoDittoDittoDitto
147.Rioting.DittoDittoDittoDitto
148.Rioting armed with a deadly weapon.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate 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.The same as for the offence.According as offence is cognisable or non-cognisableAccording as offence is bailable or non-bailableCourt by which the offence is triable
150.Hiring, engaging or employing persons to take part in an unlawful assembly.The same as for a member of such assembly, and for any offence committed by any member of such assembly.CognisableDittoDitto
151.Knowingly joining or continuing in any assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.DittoBailableAny Magistrate
152.Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot etc.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
153.Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot, if rioting be committed.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate
If not committedImprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class
153-A.Promoting enmity between classes.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine or both.DittoNon-bailableDitto
153-AA.[Knowingly carrying arms in any procession or organising or holding or taking part in any mass drill or mass training with armsImprisonment for 6 months and fine of 2000 rupeesCognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate.]
….Promoting enmity between classes in place of worship, etc.Imprisonment for 5 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
153-B.Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDitto[Magistrate of the first class]
…..If committed in a place of public worship, etc.Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
154.Owner or occupier of land not giving information of riot, etc.Fine of 1000 rupees.Non-cognisableBailableAny Magistrate
155.Person for whose benefit or on whose behalf a riot takes place not using all lawful means to prevent it.Fine.DittoDittoDitto
156.Agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit a riot is committed not using all lawful means to prevent it.DittoDittoDittoDitto
157.Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.CognisableDittoDitto
158.Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot.DittoDittoDittoDitto
Or to go armed.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
160.Committing affray.Imprisonment for one month, or fine of 100 rupees or both.DittoDittoDitto

.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 act.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.CognisableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class
[162].Taking a gratification in order, by corrupt or illegal means, to influence a public servant.DittoDittoDittoDitto
[163].Taking a gratification for the exercise of personal influence with a public servant.Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
[164].Abetment by public servant of the offences defined in the last two preceding clauses with reference to himself.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
[165].Public servant obtaining any valuable thing, without consideration, from a person concerned in any proceeding or business transacted by such public servant.DittoDittoDittoDitto
[165-A].Punishment for abetment of offences punishable under section 161 or section 165.DittoDittoDittoDitto
166.Public servant disobeying a direction of the law with intent to cause injury to any person.simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.Non-cognisableBailableDitto
[166APublic servant disobeying direction under lawImprisonment for minimum 6 months which may extend to 2 years and fineCognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class
166BNon-treatment of victim by hospitalImprisonment for 1 years or fine or bothNon-cognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class]
167.Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.CognisableDittoDitto
168.Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade.Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.Non-cognisableDittoDitto
169.Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property.Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both and confiscation of property, if purchased.DittoDittoDitto
170.Personating a public servant.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.CognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate
171.Wearing garb or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.DittoBailableDitto

CHAPTER IX-A

OFFENCES RELATING TO ELECTIONS

171-E.Bribery.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both, or if treating only, fine only.Non-cognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
171-F.Undue influence at an election.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
Personation at an election.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
171-G.False statement in connection with an electionFine.Non-cognisableDittoDitto
171-H.Illegal payments in connection with elections.Fine of 500 rupees.DittoDittoDitto
171-I.Failure to keep election accounts.DittoDittoDittoDitto

CHAPTER X

CONTEMPT OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS

172.Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding from a public servant.Simple imprisonment for 1 month or fine of 500 rupees, or both.Non-cognisableBailableAny Magistrate
….If summons or notice require attendance in person, etc., in a Court of Justice.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
173.Preventing the service or the affixing of any summons of notice, or the removal of it when it has been affixed, or preventing a proclamation.Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
….If summons etc., require attendance in person, etc., in a Court of Justice.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
174.Not obeying a legal order to attend at a certain place in person or by agent, or departing therefor without authority.Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
If the order requires personal attendance, etc., in a Court of Justice.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
[174-A. Failure to appear at specified place and specified time as required by a proclamation published under sub-Section (1) of Section 82 of this Code.Imprisonment for 3 years or with fine or with bothCognisableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
….In a case where declaration has been made under sub-Section (4) of Section 82 of this Code pronouncing a person as proclaimed offender.Imprisonment for 7 years and fineDittoDittoDitto]
175.Intentionally omitting to produce a document to a public servant by a person legally bound to produce or deliver such document.Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.[Non-cognisable][Bailable].The Court in which the offence is committed, subject to the provisions of Chapter XXVI; or, if not committed in a Court, any Magistrate.
….If the document is required to be produced in or delivered to a Court of Justice.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or bothDittoDittoDitto
176.Intentionally omitting to give service or information to a public servant by a person legally bound to give such notice or information.Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
If the notice or information required respects the commission of an offence, etc.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
If the notice or information is required by an order passed under sub-section (1) of section 356 of this Code.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
177.Knowingly furnishing false information to a public servant.DittoDittoDittoDitto
If the information required respects the commission of an offence, etc.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
178.Refusing oath when duly required to take oath by a public servant.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.Non-cognisableBailableThe Court in which the offence is committed subject to the provisions of Chapter XXVI; or, if not committed in a Court, any Magistrate.
179.Being legally bound to state truth, and refusing to answer questions.DittoDittoDittoDitto
180.Refusing to sign a statement made to a public servant when legally required to do so.Simple imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
181.Knowingly stating to a public servant on oath as true that which is falseImprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate 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.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
183.Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant.DittoDittoDittoDitto
184Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of a public servant.Imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
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.Imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
186.Obstructing public servant in discharge of his public functions.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or bothDittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh]. – In Andhra Pradesh the offence under section 186 is Cognisable – A.P.G.O. Ms. No. 782,, Dated 5-12-1991.

187.Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give such assistance.Simple imprisonment for one month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
Wilfully neglecting to aid a public servant who demands aid in the execution of process, the prevention of offences, etc.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
188.Disobedience to an order lawfully promulgated by a public servant, if such disobedience causes obstruction, annoyance or injury to persons lawfully employed.Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.CognisableDittoDitto
If such disobedience causes danger to human life, health or safety, etc.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or bothDittoDittoDitto
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.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-cognisableDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh – In Andhra Pradesh the offence under Section 189 is Cognisable – A.P.G.O. Ms. No. 732,, Dated 5-12-1991.

190.Threatening any person to induce him to refrain from making a legal application for protection from injury.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or bothDittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh]. – In Andhra Pradesh the offence under section 190 is Cognisable – A.P.G.O. Ms. No. 732,, Dated 5-12-1991.

CHAPTER XI

FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

193.Giving or fabricating false evidence in a judicial proceeding.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class
Giving or fabricating false evidence in any other case.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoAny Magistrate
194.Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to cause any person to be convicted of a capital offence.Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session.
….If innocent person be thereby convicted and executed.Death or as above.DittoDittoDitto.
195.Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 7 years, or upwards.The same as for the offence.DittoBailableDitto
[195-AThreatening any person to give false evidence.Imprisonment for 7 years or fine or both.CognisableNon-bailableCourt by which offence of giving false evidence is triable.
If innocent person is convicted and sentenced in consequence of false evidence with death or imprisonment for more than seven years.The same as for the offence.DittoDittoDitto.]
196.Using in a judicial proceeding evidence known to be false or fabricated.The same as for giving or fabricating false evidence.[Non-cognisable]According as offence of giving such evidence is bailable or non-bailable.Court by which offence of giving or fabricating false evidence is triable.
197.Knowingly issuing or signing a false certificate relating to any fact of which such certificate is by law admissible in evidence.DittoDittoBailableCourt by which offence of giving false evidence is triable
198.Using as a true certificate one known to be false in a material point.DittoDittoDittoDitto
199.False statement made in any declaration which is by law receivable as evidence.DittoDittoDittoDitto
200.Using as true any such declaration known to be false.DittoDittoDittoDitto
201.Causing disappearance of evidence of an offence committed, or giving false information touching it to screen the offender, if a capital offence.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.According as the offence in relation to which disappearance of evidence is caused is cognisable or non-cognisable.DittoCourt of Session.
If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.Non-cognisableDittoMagistrate of the first class.
If punishable with less than 10 years’ imprisonment.Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine or both.DittoDittoCourt by which offence is triable.
202.Intentional omission to give information of an offence by a person legally bound to inform.Imprisonment for 6 months or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate
203.Giving false information respecting an offence committed.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
204.Secreting or destroying any document to prevent its production as evidence.DittoDittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
205.False personation for the purpose of any act or proceeding in a suit or criminal prosecutionor for becoming bail or security.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDitto
206.Fraudulent removal or concealment, etc., of property to prevent its seizure as a forfeiture, or in satisfaction of a fine under sentence or in execution of a decree.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
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.DittoDittoDittoDitto
208.Fraudulently suffering a decree to pass for a sum not due, or suffering decree to be executed after it has been satisfied.DittoDittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
209.False claim in a Court of Justice.Imprisonment for 2 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
210.Fraudulently obtaining a decree for a sum not due, or causing a decree to be executed after it has been satisfied.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
211.False charge of offence made with intent to injure.DittoDittoDittoDitto
If offence charged be punishable with imprisonment for 7 years or upwards.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If offence charged be capital or punishable with imprisonment for life.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Non-cognisableBailableCourt of Session.
212.Harbouring an offender, if the offence be capital.Imprisonment for 5 years, and fine.CognisableDittoMagistrate of the first class.
If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 3 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
….If punishable with imprisonment for 1 year and not for 10 years.Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
213.Taking gift., etc., to screen an offender from punishment if the offence be capital.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years.Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
214.Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offender if the offence be capital.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
..If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.Non-cognisableDittoDitto
..If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years.Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
215.Taking gift to help to recover movable property of which a person has been deprived by an offence without causing apprehension of offender.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.CognisableDittoDitto
216.Harbouring an offender who has escaped from custody, or whose apprehension has been ordered, if the offence be capital.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 3 years, with or without fine.DittoDittoDitto
If punishable with imprisonment for 1 year and not for 10 years.Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, provided for the offence, or fine or both.DittoDittoDitto
216-A.Harbouring robbers or dacoits.Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
217.Public servant disobeying a direction of law with intent to save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-cognisableBailableAny Magistrate
218.Public servant framing an incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
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.Imprisonment for 7 years or fine, or both.Non-cognisableDittoDitto
220.Commitment for trial or confinement by a person having authority, who knows that he is acting contrary to law.DittoDittoDittoDitto
221.Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of a public servant bound by law to apprehend an offender, if the offence be capital.Imprisonment for 7 years with or without fine.According as the offence in relation to which such omission has been made is cognisable or non-cognisable.DittoDitto
If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 3 years, with or without fine.CognisableDittoDitto
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years.Imprisonment for 2 years with or without fine.DittoDittoDitto
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.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 14 years, with or without fine.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session.
..If under sentence of imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years, or upwards.Imprisonment for 7 years, with or without fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
..If under sentence of imprisonment for less that 10 yearsor lawfully committed to custody.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoBailable
223.Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant.Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.
224.Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension.Imprisonment for 2 yearsor fineor both.Cognisable
225.Resistance or obstruction to the lawful apprehension of any person, or rescuing him from lawful custody.DittoDittoDittoDitto
..If charged with an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
If charged with a capital offence.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If the person is sentenced to imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, or upwards.DittoDittoDittoDitto
If under sentence of death.Imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session
225-A.Omission to apprehend, or sufference of escape on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise provided for :,
..(a) In case of intentional omission or sufferance.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
(b) In case of negligent omission or sufferance.Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
225-B.Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for.Imprisonment for 6 months or fine, or both.CognisableDittoDitto
227.Violation of condition of remission of punishment.Punishment of original sentence, or if part of the punishment has been undergone, the residue.DittoNon-bailableThe 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.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.Non-conizableBailableThe Court in which the offence is committed, subject to the provisions of Chapter XXVI.

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh]. – In Andhra Pradesh the offence under section 228 is Cognisable – A.P.G.O. Ms. No. 732,, Dated 5-12-1991.

228-A.Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences, etc.Imprisonment for two years and fine.CognisableDittoAny Magistrate.
Printing or publication of a proceeding without prior permission of court.DittoDittoDittoDitto]
229.Personation of a juror or assessor.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
229-AFailure by person released on bail or bond to appear in Court.Imprisonment for 1 year or fine or bothCognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate.

CHAPTER XII

OFFENCES RELATING TO COINS AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS

231.Counterfeiting or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting coin.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.CognisableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
232.Counterfeiting or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting Indian coin.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
233.Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting coin.Imprisonment for 3 years, and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
234.Making, buying, or selling instrument for the purposes of counterfeiting Indian coin.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
235.Possession of instrument or materials for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin.Imprisonment for 3 years, and fineDittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
If Indian coin.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
236.Abetting, in India, the counterfeiting, out of India, of coin.The punishment provided for abetting the counterfeiting of such coin within India.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
237.Import or export of counterfeit coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
238.Import or export of counterfeit of Indian coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
239.Having any counterfeit coin known to be such when it came into possession, and delivering, etc., the same to any person.Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.CognisableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
240.Same with respect to Indian coin.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
241.Knowingly delivering to another any counterfeit coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be counterfeit.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine or 10 times the value of the coin counterfeited, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
242.Possession of counterfeit coin by a person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
243.Possession of Indian coin by a person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
244.Person employed in a Mint causing coin to be of a different weight or composition from that fixed by law.DittoDittoDittoDitto
245.Unlawfully taking from a Mint any coining instrument.DittoDittoDittoDitto
246.Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of any coin.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
247.Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of Indian coin.Imprisonment of 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
248.Altering appearance of any coin with intent that it shall pass as a coin of a different description.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.CognisableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class
249.Altering appearance of Indian coin with intent that it shall pass as a coin of a different description.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
250.Delivery to another of coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered.Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
251.Delivery of Indian coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
252.Possession of altered coin by a person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
253.Possession of Indian coin by a person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof.Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
254.Delivery to another of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered.Imprisonment for 2 years and fine, or 10 times the value of the coin.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
255.Counterfeiting a Government stamp.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
256.Having possession of an instrument or material for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
257.Making, bying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp.DittoDittoDittoDitto
258.Sale of counterfeit Goverment stamp.DittoDittoDittoDitto
259.Having possession of a counterfeit Government stamp.Imprisonment for 7 years and fineCognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
260.Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
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 a loss to Government.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.Non-BailableDittoDitto
262.Using a Government stamp known to have been before used.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
263.Erasure of mark denoting that stamps have been used.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
263-A.Fictitious stamps.Fine of 200 rupees.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.

CHAPTER XIII

Offences Relating to Weights and Measures

264.Fraldulent use of false instrument for weighing.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.
265.Fraudulent use of false weight or measure.DittoDittoDittoDitto
266.Being in possession of the false weights or measures for fraudulent use.DittoDittoDittoDitto
267.Making or selling false weights or measures for fraudulent use.DittoCognisableNon-bailableDitto

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.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.CognisableBailableAny Magistrate
270.Malignantly doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
271.Knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableDittoDitto
272.Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
273.Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious.DittoDittoDittoDitto
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 noxiousDittoDitto[Non-bailable]Ditto
275.Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medial preparation known to have been adulterated.DittoDitto[Bailable].Ditto
276.Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drung or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation.DittoDittoDittoDitto

STATE AMENDMENTS – [Orissa] – In its application to the State of Orissa, for the existing entries against sections 272 to 276 in the First Schedule, substitute the following entries, namely :-

272.Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious.Imprisonment for life, with or without fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
273.Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious.DittoDittoDittoDitto
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.DittoDittoDittoDitto.
275.Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated.DittoDittoDittoDitto
276.Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation.DittoDittoDittoDitto

[Uttar Pradesh].- In its application to the State of Uttar Pradesh, for the existing entries against sections 272 to 276 in the First Schedule, susbstitute the following entries, namely :-

272.Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious.Imprisonment for life, with or without fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
273.Selling any food or drink as food or drink knowing the same to be noxious.DittoDittoDittoDitto
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.DittoDittoDittoDitto
275.Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated.DittoDittoDittoDitto
276.Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drung or medical preparation.” – Uttar Pradesh Act 47 of 1975, section 5w.e.f. 15.9.1975).DittoDittoDittoDitto

[West Bengal– In its application to the State of West Bengal, for the existing entries against sections 272 to 276 in the First Schedule, substitute the following entries, namely :-

272.Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious.Imprisonment for life, with or without fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
273.Selling any food or drink as food or drink knowing the same to be noxious.DittoDittoDittoDitto
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.DittoDittoDittoDitto
275.Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated.DittoDittoDittoDitto
276.Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drung or medical preparation.DittoDittoDittoDitto
277.Defiling the water of a public spring or reservoir.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoBailableAny Magistrate.
278.Making atmosphere noxious to health.Fine of 500 rupees.Non-CognisableDittoDitto
279.Driving or riding on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or bothCognisableDittoDitto
280.Navigating any vessel so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or bothCognisableBailableAny Magistrate.
281.Exhibition of a false light, mark or buoy.Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
282.Conveying for hire any person by water, in a vessel in such a state, or so loaded, as to endanger his life.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate
283.Causing danger, obstruction, or injury in any public way or line of navigation.Fine of 200 rupees.DittoDittoDitto
284.Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life etc.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
285.Dealing with fire or any combustible matter so as to endanger human life, etc.DittoDittoDittoDitto
286.So dealing with any explosive substance.DittoDittoDittoDitto
287.So dealing with any machinery.DittoNon-CognisableDittoDitto
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.DittoDittoDittoDitto
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.DittoCognisableDittoDitto
290.Committing a public nuisance.Fine of 200 rupees.Non-CognisableDittoDitto.
291.Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue.Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.CognisableDittoDitto
292.Sale, etc., of obscene books, etc.On first conviction, with imprisonment for 2 years, and with fine of 2000 rupees, and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for 5 years and with fine of 5000 rupees.DittoDittoDitto
293Sale etc. of obscene objects to young persons.On first conviction, with imprisonment for 3 years and with fine of 2000 rupees and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for seven years and with fine of 5000 rupees.DittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Tamil Nadu] – In its application to the State of Tamil Nadu, in the First Schedule, for the entries relating to sections 292-A and 293, substitute the following entries, namely :-

292-A.Printing etc., of grossly indecent or scurrilous matter or matter intended for blackmail.Imprisonment of either description for two years or fine, or both,Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.
293.Sale etc. of obscene objects to young persons.On first conviction, with imprisonment for 3 years and with fine of 2000 rupees and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for 7 years and with fine of 5000 rupees.” – Tamil Nadu Act 30 of 1984, section 3 (w.e.f. 2.7.1984).DittoDittoDitto
294.Obscene songsImprisonment for 3 months, or fine, or both.CognisableBailableAny Magistrate
294-A.Keeping a lottery office.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableDittoDitto
..Publishing proposals relating to lotteries.Fine of 1000 rupees.DittoDittoDitto

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.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.CognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate.
295-A.Maliciously insulting the religion or the religious beliefs of any class.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
296.Causing a disturbance to an assembly engaged in religious worship.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.DittoBailableAny Magistrate.
297.Trespassing in place of worship or sepulchre, disturbing funeral with intention to wound the feelings or to insult the religion of any person, or offering indignity to a human corpse.Ditto.DittoNon-bailableDitto
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 feelings.DittoNon-CognisableDittoDitto

ANDHRA PRADESH :- In the State of Andhra Pradesh the Offence is Cognisable. – A.P.G.O.Ms No. 732 dated 15.12.1991.

CHAPTER XVI

Offences Affecting the Human Body

302.Murder.Death, or imprisonment for life and fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session.
303.Murder by person under sentence of imprisonment for life.Death.DittoDittoDitto
304.Culpable homicide not amounting to murder, if act by which the death is caused is done with intention of causing death, etc.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonmenr for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If act is done with knowledge that it is likely to cause death, but without any intention to cause death, etc.Imprisonment for 10 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
304-A.Causing death by rash or negligent act.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoBailableMagistrate of the first class.
304-B.Dowry deathImprisonment of not less than seven years but which may extend to imprisonment for life.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session.
305.Abetment of suicide committed by child, or insane or delirious person or an idiot, or a person intoxicated.Death or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session.
306.Abetting the commission of suicide.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
307.Attempt to murder.DittoDittoDittoDitto
If such act causes hurt to any person.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
Attempt by life,convict to murder, if hurt is caused.Death or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
308.Attempt to commit culpable homicide.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
If such act causes hurt to any person.Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
309.Attempt to commit suicide.Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.DittoBailableAny Magistrate.
311.Being a thug.Imprisonment for life and fine.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session.
312.Causing miscarriage.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
If the woman be quick with childImprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
313.Causing miscarriage without woman’s consent.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session.
314.Death caused by an act done with intent to cause miscarriage.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If act done without woman’s consent.Imprisonment for life, or as above.DittoDittoDitto
315.Act done with intent to prevent a child being born alive, or to cause it to die after its birth.Imprisonment for 10 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
316.Causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
317.Exposure of a child under 12 years of age by parent or person having care of it with intention of wholly abandoning it.Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or bothDittoBailableMagistrate of the first class.
318.Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto

STATE AMENDMENT – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to Sections 317 and 318, in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the First Class”, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, Section 4.

Causing Hurt

323.Voluntarily causing hurt.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine of 1000 rupees, or bothNon-CognisableDittoAny Magistrate
324.Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.Cognisable[Non-bailable].Ditto
325.Voluntarily causing grievous hurt.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.Ditto[Bailable]Ditto
326.Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.Cognisable.Non-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
[326AVoluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc.Imprisonment for not less than 10 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life and fine to be paid to the victim.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
326BVoluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid.Imprisonment for 5 years but which may extend to 7 years and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session]

STATE AMENDMENT – Madhya Pradesh – In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to Section 326, in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the First Class”, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, Section 4.

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.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
328.Administering stupefying drug with intent to cause hurt, etc.DittoDittoDittoCourt 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.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fineDittoDittoDitto
330.Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession or information, or to compel restoration of property, etc.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoBailableMagistrate of the fist class.
331.Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession or information or to compel restoration of property, etc.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session
332.Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty.Imprisonment for 3 years , or fine, or both.Ditto[Ditto].Magistrate of the first class.
333.Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.Ditto[Ditto].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.Imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate
335.Causing grievous hurt on grave and sudden provocation, not intending to hurt any other than the person who gave the provocation.Imprisonment for 4 years, or fine of 2000 rupees, or both.CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
336.Doing any act which endangers human life or the personal safety of others.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 250 rupees, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
337.Causing hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
338.Causing grievous hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
341.Wrongfully restraining any person.Simple imprisonment for 1 month or fine of 500 rupees or bothDittoDittoDitto
342.Wrongfully confining any person.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine of 1000 rupees, or bothDittoDittoDitto
343.Wrongfully confining for three or more days.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
344.Wrongfully confining for 10 or more days.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
345.Keeping any person in wrongful confinement, knowing that a writ has been issued for his liberation.Imprisonment for 2 years, in addition to imprisonment under any other sectionCognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
346.Wrongful confinement in secret.DittoDittoDittoDitto
347.Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting property, or constraining to an illegal act, etc.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
348.Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting confession or information, or of compelling restoration of property, etc.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
352.Assault or use of criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.Non-CognisableDittoDitto
353.Assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Cognisable[Non-bailable]Ditto
[354Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty.Imprisonment of 1 year which may extend to 5 years, and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate
354ASexual harassment of the nature of unwelcome physical contact and advances or a demand or request for sexual favours showing pornography.Imprisonment which may extend to 3 years or with fine or with both.CognisableBailableAny Magistrate
Sexual harassment of the nature of making sexually coloured remarkImprisonment which may extend to 1 year or with fine or with bothCognisableBailableAny Magistrate
354BAssault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe.Imprisonment of not less than 3 years but which may extend to 7 years and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate
354CVoyeurismImprisonment of not less than 1 year but which may extend to 3 years and with fine for first convictionCognisableBailableAny Magistrate
Imprisonment of not less than 3 year but which may extend to 7 years and with fine for second or subsequent convictionCognisableNon-BailableAny Magistrate
354DStalkingImprisonment up to 3 years and with fine for first convictionCognisableBailableAny Magistrate
Imprisonment up to 5 years and with fine for second or subsequent convictionCognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate]
355.Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour a person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation.DittoNon-CognisableDittoDitto

STATE AMENDMENT – [ANDHRA PRADESH] – In the application to the State of Andhra Pradesh for the existing entries against sections 354 and 355, substitute the following entries, namely :-

“354.Assault or use of criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her modesty.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine, CognisableCognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session.
355.Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour a person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation”.-Andhra Pradesh Act 3 of 1992, Section 2 (w.e.f. 15.2.1992).Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.

[Madhya Pradesh] – In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, after the entries relating to Section 354, insert the following entries, namely :-

“354-A.Assault or use of Criminal force to woman with intend to disrobe her.Imprisonment of not less than one year but which may extend to ten years and fine.”- Madhya Pradesh, Act 15 of 2004, section 5.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session

[ORISSA]:- In its application to the State of Orissa, in the entries relating to section 354, column 5 for the word “Bailable”, substitute “Non-bailable”. – Orissa Act 6 of 1995, Section 2, w.e.f. 10.3.1994.)

356.Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property worn or carried by a person.DittoCognisableDittoDitto
357.Assault or use of criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine of 1000 rupees or both.DittoDittoDitto
358.Assault or use of criminal force on grave and sudden provocation.Simple imprisonment for one month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.Non-CognisableDittoDitto
363.Kidnapping.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.CognisableDittoMagistrate 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 purpose of begging.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto
Maiming a minor in order that such minor may be employed or used for purposes of begging.Imprisonment for life, and fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 363 and 363-A, in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.[Uttar Pradesh] – In its application to the State of Uttar Pradesh, in the First Schedule, in the entries relating to section 363, in column 5, for the words, “Bailable”, substitute “Non-bailable” – Uttar Pradesh Act 1 of 1984, section 12 (w.e.f. 1.5.1984)

364.Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder.Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
364-A.Kidnapping for ransom etc.Death or imprisonment for life and fine.DittoDittoDitto.
365.Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine a person.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 365 , in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.

[ 366.Kidnapping to abducting a woman to compel her marriage or to cause her defilement, etc.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
366-A.Procuration of minor girl.DittoDittoDittoDitto
366-B.Importation of girl from foreign country.DittoDittoDittoDitto
367.Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject a person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc.DittoDittoDittoDitto
368.Concealing or keeping in confinement a kidnapped person.Punishment for kidnapping or abduction.DittoDittoCourt by which the kidnapping or abduction is triable.
369.Kidnapping or abducting a child with intent to take property from the person of such child.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
[370Trafficking of personImprisonment of not less than 7 years but which may extend to 10 years and with fineCognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
Trafficking of more than one person.Imprisonment of not less than 10 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
Trafficking of a minorImprisonment of not less than 10 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
Trafficking of more than one minorImprisonment of not less than 14 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
Person convicted of offence of trafficking of minor on more than one occasion.Imprisonment for life which shall mean the remainder of that person’s natural life and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
Public servant or a police officer involved in trafficking of minorImprisonment for life which shall mean the remainder of that person’s natural life and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
370AExploitation of trafficked childImprisonment of not less than 5 years but which may extend to 7 years and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
Exploitation of a trafficked personImprisonment of not less than 3 years but which may extend to 5 years and with fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session]
371.Habitual dealing in slaves.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session.
372.Selling or letting to hire a minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
373.Buying or obtaining possession of a minor for the same purposes.DittoDittoDittoDitto
374.Unlawful compulsory labour.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine or both.DittoBailableAny Magistrate.
376Rape[Rigorous imprisonment of not less than 10 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life and with fine.]CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session
[Rape by a police officer or a public servant or member of armed forces or a person being on the management or on the staff of a jail, remand home or other place of custody or women’s or children’s institution or by a person on the management or on the staff of a hospital, and rape committed by a person in a position of trust or authority towards the person raped or by a near relative of the person raped.Rigorous imprisonment of not less than 10 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life which shall mean the remainder of that person’s natural life and with fine.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session]
Persons committing offence of rape on a woman under sixteen years of age.Rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than 20 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life, which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life and with fine.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session]
376APerson committing an offence of rape and inflicting injury which causes death or causes the woman to be in a persistent vegetative state.Rigorous imprisonment of not less than 20 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life or with death.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session
[376ABPerson Committing an offence of rape on a woman under twelve years of age.Rigorous imprisonment of not less than 20 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life and with fine or with death.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session]
376BSexual intercourse by husband upon his wife during separationImprisonment for not less than 2 years but which may extend to 7 years and with fine.Cognizable (but only on the complaint of the victim)BailableCourt of Session
376CSexual intercourse by a person in authority.Rigorous imprisonment for not less than 5 years but which may extend to 10 years and with fine.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session
376DGang rapeRigorous imprisonment for not less than 20 years but which may extend to imprisonment for life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s life and with fine to be paid to the victimCognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session
[376DAGang rape on a woman under sixteen years of age.Imprisonment for life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life and with fine.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session]
[376DBGang rape on woman under twelve years of age.Imprisonment for life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of the at person’s natural life and with fine or with death.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session]
376ERepeat offendersImprisonment for life which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life or with death.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session.]
377.Unnatural offences.Imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.CognizableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class. <p

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 377 , in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.

CHAPTER XVII

Offences against property

379.Theft.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.CognizableNon-bailableAny Magistrate.
380.Theft in building, tent or vessel.Imprisonment for 7 years and fineDittoDittoDitto
381.Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master or employer.DittoDittoDittoDitto
382.Theft after preparation having been made for causing death, or hurt, or restraint or fear of death, or of hurt or of restraint, in order to the committing of such theft, or to retiring after committing it, or to retaining property taken by it.Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
384.Extortion.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
385.Putting or attempting to put in fear of injury, in order to commit extortion.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoBailableDitto
386.Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
387.Putting or attempting to put a person in fear of death or grievous hurt in order to commit extortion.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
388.Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoBailableDitto
If the offence threatened be an unnatural offence.Imprisonment for life.DittoDittoDitto
389.Putting a person in fear of accusation of an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years in order to commit extortion.Imprisonment for 10 years, and fineDittoDittoDitto
If the offence be an unnatural offence.Imprisonment for life.DittoDittoDitto
392.Robbery.Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto
If committed on the highway between sunset and sunrise.Rigorous imprisonment for 14 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
393.Attempt to commit robbery.Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.CognizableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class
394.Person voluntarily causing hurt in committing or attempting to commit robbery, or any other person jointly concerned in such robbery.Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fineDittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 392, 393 and 394, in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.

395.Dacoity.DittoDittoDittoCourt of Session.
396.Murder in dacoity.Death, imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
397.Robbery or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt.Rigorous imprisonment for not less than 7 years.DittoDittoDitto
398.Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon.DittoDittoDittoDitto
399.Making preparation to commit dacoity.Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
400.Belonging to a gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing dacoity.Imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fineDittoDittoDitto
401.Belonging to a wandering gang of persons associated for the purpose of committing theft.Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
402.Being one of five or more persons assembled for the purpose of committing dacoity.DittoDittoDittoCourt of Session.
403.Dishonest misappropriation of movable property, or converting it to one’s own use.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognizableBailableAny Magistrate.
404.Dishonest misappropriation of property, knowing that it was in possession of a deceased person at his death, and that it has not since been in the possession of any person legally entitled to it.Imprisonment for 3 years, and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
405.If by clerk or person employed by deceased.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
406.Criminal breach of trust.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.CognizableNon-bailableDitto
407.Criminal breach of trust by a carrier, wharfinger, etc.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
408.Criminal breach of trust by a clerk or servant.DittoDittoDittoDitto
409.Criminal breach of trust by public servant or by banker, merchant or agent, etc.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 409 , in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.

411.Dishonestly receiving stolen property knowing it to be stolen.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
412.Dishonestly receiving stolen property knowing that it was obtained by dacoity.Imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session
413.Habitually dealing in stolen property.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.CognizableNon-bailableCourt of Session
414.Assisting in concealment or disposal of stolen property knowing it to be stolen.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
417.Cheating.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableDitto
418.Cheating a person whose interest the offender was bound, either by law or by legal contract, to protect.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
419.Cheating by personationDittoCognisableDittoDitto
420.Cheating and thereby dishonestly inducing delivery of property, or the making, alteration or destruction of a valuable security.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoNon-bailableMagistrate of first class.
421.Fraudulent removal or concealment of property, etc., to prevent distribution among creditors.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.
422.Fraudulently preventing from being made available for his creditors a debt or demand due to the offender.DittoDittoDittoDitto
423.Fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing a false statement of consideration.DittoDittoDittoDitto
424.Fraudulent removal or concealment of property, of himself or any other person or assisting in the doing thereof, or dishonestly releasing any demand or claim to which he is entitledDittoDittoDittoDitto
426.Mischief.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
427.Mischief, and thereby causing damage to the amount of 50 rupees or upwards.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine or both.DittoDittoDitto
428.Mischief by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering useless any animal of the value of 10 rupees or upwards.DittoCognisableDittoDitto
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 upwards.Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class
430.Mischief by causing diminution of supply of water for agricultural purposes, etc.DittoDittoDittoDitto
431.Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, navigable river or navigable channel & rendering it impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property.DittoDittoDittoDitto
432.Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage.DittoDittoDittoDitto
433.Mischief by destroying or moving or rendering less useful a light,house or sea,mark, or by exhibiting false lights.Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both.CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
434.Mischief by destroying for moving, etc., a landmark fixed by public authority.Imprisonment for one year, or fine or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.
435.Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to an amount of 100 rupees or upwards, or in case of agricultural produce, 10 rupees or upwards.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.CognisableDittoMagistrate of the first class.

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 435 , in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.

436.Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy a house, etc.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fineDittoNon-bailableCourt of Session.
437.Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or a vessel of 20 tonnes burden.Imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
438.The mischief described in the last section when committed by fire or any explosive substance.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
439.Running vessel ashore with intent to commit theft, etc.Imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
440.Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death, or hurt, etc.Imprisonment for 5 years, and fine.DittoBailableMagistrate of the first class.
447.Criminal trespass.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
448.House,trespass.Imprisonment for one year, or fine of 1000 rupees, or both.DittoDittoDitto
449.House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with death.Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoNon-bailableCourt of Session.
450.House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment for life.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
451.House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.Imprisonment for 2 years and fine.DittoBailableAny Magistrate.
If the offence is theft.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto
452.House-trespass-having made preparation for causing hurt, assault, etc.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
453.Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking.Imprisonment for 2 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
454.Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
If the offence be theft.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.
455.Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation made for causing hurt, assault, etc.DittoDittoDittoDitto
456.Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night.Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
457.Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.CognisableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
If the offence is theft.Imprisonment for 14 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
458.Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night, after preparation made for causing hurt, etc.Imprisonment for 14 years and fine.DittoDittoDitto
459.Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking.Imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.DittoDittoCourt of Session.
460.Death or grievous hurt caused by one of several persons jointly concerned in house-breaking by night, etc.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
461.Dishonestly breaking open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property.Imprisonment for 2 years, and fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
462.Being entrusted with any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain any property and fraudulently opening the same.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoBailableDitto

CHAPTER XVIII

Offences relating to documents and to property marks

465.Forgery.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
466.Forgery of a record of a Court of Justice or of a Registrar of Births, etc., kept by a public servant.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto
467.Forgery of a valuable security will, or authority to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive any money, etc.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
When the valuable security is a promissory note of the Central Government.DittoCognisableDittoDitto
468.Forgery for the purpose of cheating.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh] – In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 466, 467 and 468 , in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.

469.Forgery for the purpose of harming the reputation of any person or knowing that it is likely to be used for that purpose.Imprisonment for 3 years, and fineDittoBailableDitto
471.Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged.Punishment for forgery of such document.CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class
When the forged document is a promissory note of the Central Government.DittoDittoDittoDitto
472.Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
473.Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable otherwise than under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
474.Having possession of a document, knowing it to be forged, with intent to use it as genuine; if the document is one of the description mentioned in section 466 of the Indian Penal Code.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.
If the document is one of the description mentioned in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.Non-CognisableDittoDitto
475.Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material.DittoDittoDittoDitto
476.Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto
477.Fraudulently destroying or defacing, or attempting to destroy or deface, or secreting, a will, etc.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
477-A.Falsification of accounts.Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both.DittoBailableDitto

State Amendment – [Madhya Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477 and 477-A, , in column 6, for the words “Magistrate of the first class “, substitute “Court of Session” – Madhya Pradesh Act 2 of 2008, section 4.

482.Using a false property mark with intent to deceive or injure any person.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or bothDittoDittoAny Magistrate.
483.Counterfeiting a property mark used by another, with intent to cause damage or injury.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
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.Imprisonment for 3 years, and fine.DittoBailableMagistrate of the first class.
485.Fraudulently making or having possession of any die, plate or other instrument for counterfeiting any public or private property mark.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
486.Knowingly selling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark.Imprisonment for 1 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
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.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
488.Making use of any such false mark.DittoDittoDittoDitto
489.Removing, destroying or defacing property mark with intent to cause injury.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
489-A.Counterfeiting currency, notes or bank notes.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session.
489-B.Using as genuine forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank notes.DittoDittoDittoDitto
489-C.Possession of forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank notes.Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both.CognisableBailableDitto
489-D.Making or possessing machinery, instrument or material for forging or counterfeiting currency notes or bank notes.Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoNon-bailableDitto
489-E.Making or using documents resembling currency notes or bank notes.Fine of 100 rupees.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.
490On refusal to disclose the name & address of the printer.Fine of 200 rupees.DittoDittoDitto

CHAPTER XIX

Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service

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.Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.

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.Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.Non-CognisableNon-bailableMagistrate of the first class.
494.Marrying again during the lifetime of a husband or wife.Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.DittoBailableDitto

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Andhra Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 494, in column 4, for the words “Non-Cognisable”, the word “Cognisable” and in the column 5, for the word “Bailable”, the words “Non-bailable” shall respectively be substituted – Andhra Pradesh Act 3 of 1992, section 2 (w.e.f. 15.2.1992).

495.Same offence with concealment of the former marriage from the person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted.Imprisonment for 10 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Andhra Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 495, in column 4, for the words “Non-Cognisable”, the word “Cognisable” and in the column 5, for the word “Bailable”, the words “Non-bailable” shall respectively be substituted – Andhra Pradesh Act 3 of 1992, section 2 (w.e.f. 15.2.1992).

496.A person with fraudulent intention going through the ceremony of being married, knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married.Imprisonment for 7 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh]– In its application to the State of Andhra Pradesh, in the entries relating to sections 496, in column 4, for the words “Non-Cognisable”, the word “Cognisable” and in the column 5, for the word “Bailable”, the words “Non-bailable” shall respectively be substituted – Andhra Pradesh Act 3 of 1992, section 2 (w.e.f. 15.2.1992).

497.Adultery.Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both.DittoDittoDitto
498.Enticing or taking away or detaining with a criminal intent a married woman.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.

[CHAPTER XX-A]

Of Cruelty by husband or relatives of husband

498-A.Punishment for subjecting a married woman to cruelty.Imprisonment for three years and fine.Cognisable if information relating to the commission of the offence is given to an officer in charge of a police station by the person aggrieved by the offence or by any person related to her by blood, marriage or adoption or if there is no such frelative by any public servant belonging to such class or catgory as may be notified by the State Government in this behalf.Non-bailable.Magistrate of the first class.

CHAPTER XXI

Defamation

500.Defamation against the President or the Vice,President or the Governor of a State or Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor.Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableCourt of Session.
Defamation in any other case.DittoDittoDittoMagistrate 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 or Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor.DittoDittoDittoCourt of Session.
(b) Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory, in any other case.DittoDittoDittoMagistrate 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 or Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor.DittoDittoDittoCourt of Session.
(b) Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter in any other case.Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or bothNon-CognisableBailableMagistrate of the first class.

CHAPTER XXII

Criminal Intimidation,, Insult and Annoyance

504.Insult intended to provoke breach of the peace.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate
505.False statement, rumour, etc., circulated with intent to cause mutiny or offence against the public peace.Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, of both.Non-CognisableNon-bailableAny Magistrate
False statement, rumour, etc.with intent to create enmity, hatred or ill,will between different classes.DittoCognisableDittoDitto
False statement, rumour, etc., made in place of worship, etc., with intent to create enmity, hatred or ill,will.Imprisonment for 5 years, and fine.DittoDittoDitto
506.Criminal intimidiation.Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine or both.Non,CognisableBailableDitto
If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or bothDittoDittoMagistrate of the first class.

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh]– In Andhra Pradesh the offences under section 506 are Non-bailable.- A.P.G.O.Ms. No. 732, dated 5.12.1991.[Uttar Pradesh] – “Any offence punishable under section 506, I.P.Code, when committed in any district of Uttar Pradesh, shall be notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Cognisable and Non-bailable.” – Noti No. 777/VIII 9-4(2)-87, dated 31.8.1989, published in U.P. Gazette, Ext., Pt.4, section (Kha), dated 2.8.1989.

507.Criminal intimidation by anonymous communication or having taken precaution to conceal whence the threat comes.Imprisonment for 2 years, in addition to the punishment under above section.DittoDittoDitto

State Amendment – [Andhra Pradesh] – In Andhra Pradesh the offences under section 507 is Cognisable.- A.P.G.O.Ms. No. 732, dated 5.12.1991.

508.Act caused by inducing a person to believe that he will be rendered an object of Divine displeasure.Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.DittoDittoAny Magistrate.
509.Uttering any word or making any gesture intended to insult the modesty of a woman, etc.Simple imprisonment for 3 years and with fineCognisableDittoDitto
510.Appearing in a public place, etc., in a state of intoxication and causing annoyance to any person.Simple imprisonment for 24 hours, or fine of 10 rupees or both.Non,CognisableBailableAny Magistrate.

CHAPTER XXIII

Attempts to Commit Offences

511.Attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, and in such attempt doing any act towards the commission of the offence.Imprisonment for life or imprisonment not exceeding half of the longest term, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.According as the offence is Cognisable or non-CognisableAccording as the offence attempted by the offender is bailable or not.The Court by which the offence attempted is triable.

II – CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES AGAINST OTHER LAWS

OffenceCognisable or Non-CognisableBailable or Non-bailableBy what court triable
If punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for more than 7 years.CognisableNon-bailableCourt of Session
If punishable with imprisonment for 3 years and upwards but not more than 7 years.DittoDittoMagistrate of the first class
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 3 years or with fine only.Non-CognisableBailableAny Magistrate

Amendment Act, 2005 – Entries relating to sections 153-AA, 174-A and 229-A to be inserted in the Indian Penal Code, as indicated in clause 54 have to be incorporated in the First Schedule to the Code. The amendments are consequential.The Offence under Section 324 of the Indian Penal Code, i.e., voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means is at present bailable. Since the offences is immediately released on bail, the chances of recovering the weapon of offence are remote; therefore, the First Schedule appended to the Code, is being amended to classify the offence as non-bailableThe offences under sections 274 (adulteration of drugs), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) and 353 (assault of criminal force to deter public servant from discharging his duty) of the Indian Penal Code are at the present bailable. In order to deal with theses offences effectively, the First Schedule to the Code is being amended to classify offences under Sections 274, 332 and 353 of the Indian Penal Code as non-bailable. (Notes on Clauses).

State Amendment – MAHARASHTRA.– In the First Schedule to the Code of Criminal Procedure, under the heading “I. – OFFENCES UNDER THE INDIAN PENAL CODE”, –

(i) for the entry relating to section 332, the following entry shall be substituted, namely:-

332.Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty.Imprisonment for 5 years , or fine, or both.CognizableNon-bailable.Court of Session.

(ii) for the entry relating to section 353, the following entry shall substituted, namely;-

353.Assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servanct from discharge of his duty.Imprisonment for 5 years , or fine, or both.CognizableNon-bailable.Court of Session.

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