Criminal Acts

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Criminal acts are offenses against the public which are punishable. It can be any actor Omission or Commission which poses a threat to the public.


Criminal Acts Enacted by Parliament 

Major Acts

Indian Penal Code 1860

THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1973 –  [PDF]

Indian Evidence Act-1872

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015


Minor Acts

Indian Advocates Act 1961 

Arms Act 1959

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act 1985 

Negotiable Instrument Act 1881


Criminal Liabilities in Miscellaneous Acts

1. The Actuaries Act, 2006
3. The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
4. The Air Force Act, 1950 .
5. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958
6. The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act, 1904
7. The Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982.
8. The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972
9. The Armed Forces (Emergency Duties) Act, 1947.
12. The Army Act, 1950  [PDF]
13. The Atomic Energy Act, 1962
14. The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988.
15. The Biological Diversity Act, 2002
16. The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976.
17. The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995.
18. The Cattle-Trespass Act, 1871.
19. The Central Excise Act, 1944
20. The Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003.
21. The Chit Funds Act, 1982
22. The Cinematograph Act, 1952.
23. The Citizenship Act, 1955
24. The Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987.
25. The Commission of Sati (Prevention) Rules, 1988.
26. The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952.
27. Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act, 1974.
28. The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971.
29. The Copyright Act, 1957 .
30. The Credit Information Companies (Regulation) Act, 2005 .
31. The Customs Act, 1962 .
32. The Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act, 1983.
33. The Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946.
34. The Departmental Inquiries Act, 1972.
35. The Depositories Act, 1966 .
36. The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.
38. The Dramatic Performances Act, 1876.
39. The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.
40. The Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954.
41. The Drugs (Control) Act, 1950.
42. The Electricity Act, 2003 .
43. The Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950.
44. The Emigration Act, 1983 (Relevant Provisions).
45. The Environment (Protection ) Act, 1986.
46. The Essential Commodities Act, 1955.
47. The Essential Commodities (Special Provisions) Act, 1981.
48. The Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1981.
49. The Explosives Act, 1884.
50. The Explosive Substances Act, 1908.
51. The Extradition Act, 1962.
52. The Fatal Accidents Act, 1855.
53. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.
54. The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.
55. The Foreigners Act, 1946.
56. The Foreigners Order, 1948.
57. The Indian Forest Act, 1927.
58. The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.
59. The Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1952 .
61. The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999
62. The Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920.
63. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956.
64. The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986.
65. The Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant Foods Act, 1992
66. The Inflammable Substances Act, 1952.
67. The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Relevant Provisions).
68. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.
69. The Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998 .
70. The Madras Ancient and Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1966.
72. The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971.
74. The Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act, 1955.
75. The Mental Health Care Act, 2017 .
76. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 .
77. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986.
80. The National Environment Tribunal Act, 1955 (Relevant Provisions).
81. the National Security Act, 1980.

83. The Oaths Act, 1969.
84. The Official Secrets Act, 1923.
85. The Passports Act, 1967 (Relevant Provisions)
86. The Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920.
87. The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991.
88. The Poisons Act, 1919.
89. The Police Act, 1861.
90. The Police Act, 1888.
91. The Police Act, 1949.
92. The Police (Incitement to Disaffection) Act, 1922.
93. The Police-Forces (Restriction of Rights) Act, 1966.
94. The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994 (Relevant Provisions).
95. The Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867 ).
96. The Prevention of Black-marketing and Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act, 1980.
97. The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
98. The Prevention of Cruelty of Animals Act, 1960 (Relevant Provisions).
99. The Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984.
100. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 .
101. Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1988.
102. The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971.
103. The Prevention of Seditious Meetings Act, 1911.
104. The Prevention of Terrorism Act, 2002.
105. The Prevention of Terrorism (Repeal) Act, 2004.
106. The Prisoners Act, 1900.
107. The Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act, 1955.
108. The Prisons Act, 1894.
109. The Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act, 2005.
110. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958.
111. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006.
112. The Prohibition on Sale of Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Around Educational Institutions Rules, 2004.
113. The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955.
114. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.
115. The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001
116. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.
117. The Public Gambling Act, 1867.
118. The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971
119. The Public Servants (Inquiries) Act, 1850.
120. The Railways Act, 1989 (Relevant Proviions).
121. The Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1966.
122. The Railway Protection Force Act, 1957.
123. The Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939.
124. The Religious Institutions (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1988.
125. The Repatriation of Prisoners, 2003.
126. The Representation of the People Act, 1951 (Relevant Provisions).
127. The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
128. The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 .
129. The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2000
130 The Small Coins (Offences) Act, 1971.
131. The Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators  Act, 1976.
132. The Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Receipt, Management and Disposal of Forfeited Property) Rules, 2006.
133. The Special Protection Group Act, 1988.
134. The Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976.
135. The Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1985.
136. The State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act, 2004.
137. the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (Relevant Provisions).
138. The Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1950.
139. The Terrorist Affected Areas (Special Courts) Act, 1984.
140. The Trade Marks Act, 1999
141. The Transfer of Prisoners Act, 1950.
142. The Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994.
143. The Indian Treasure-Trove Act, 1978
144. The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
145. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 .
146. The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems  Act, 2005.
148. The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 .
149. The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933.
150. The Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act, 1956.


Criminal Acts Enacted by State Legislatures 

The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act, 1999

The West Bengal Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 1976


British Criminal Acts

Criminal Law Act 1967

An Act to amend the law of England and Wales by abolishing the division of crimes into felonies and misdemeanours and to amend and simplify the law in respect of matters arising from or related to that division or the abolition of it; to do away (within or without England and Wales) with certain obsolete crimes together with the torts of maintenance and champerty; and for purposes connected therewith.

USA Criminal Acts



Pakistan Criminal Acts

Pakistan Penal Code 1860

Pakistan: Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 as amended by Act 2 of 1997

Cyber Crime in Pakistan 

Prevention of Electronic Crimes 2016

CYBER CRIME CATEGORIES

  • Hacking
  • Identity theft
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Cyber Stalking
  • Financial fraud
  • Digital Piracy
  • Computer viruses and worms
  • Malicious Software
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Money Laundering
  • Denial of Service attack
  • Electronic Terrorism, Vandalism and Extortion

Criminal code Canada (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Table of Contents


Crime Acts New Zealand 1961 

Part 1—Jurisdiction (sections 5 to 12)

Part 2—Punishments (sections 13 to 19)

Part 3—Matters of justification or excuse (sections 20 to 65)

Part 4—Parties to the commission of offences (sections 66 to 72)

Part 5—Crimes against public order (sections 73 to 98F)

Part 6—Crimes affecting the administration of law and justice (sections 99 to 122)

Part 7—Crimes against religion, morality, and public welfare (sections 123 to 150)

Part 8—Crimes against the person (sections 150A to 210A)

Part 9—Crimes against reputation (sections 211 to 216)

Part 9A—Crimes against personal privacy (sections 216A to 216N)

Part 10—Crimes against rights of property (sections 217 to 305)

Part 11—Threatening, conspiring, and attempting to commit offences (sections 306 to 312)

Part 14—Miscellaneous provisions (sections 400 to 415)


Criminal Code Act 1995 Australia 

The purpose of this Chapter is to codify the general principles of criminal responsibility under laws of the Commonwealth.  It contains all the general principles of criminal responsibility that apply to any offence, irrespective of how the offence is created.


The Swedish Penal Code 1962


 

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