[IPC] The Indian Penal Code `1860

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1860
List of Chapters & Sections
INTRODUCTION GENERAL EXPLANATIONS OF PUNISHMENTS GENERAL EXCEPTIONS Of the Right of Private Defense OF ABETMENT CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE OF OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVYAND AIR FORCE OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY OF OFFENCESBY OR RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVANTS OF OFFENCESRELATING TO ELECTIONS OF CONTEMPTS OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS OF OFFENCES RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE, DECENCYAND MORALS OF OFFENCESRELATING TO RELIGION Of offences affecting life Of the causing of Miscarriage, of Injuries to unborn Children, of the Exposure of Infants, and of the concealment of Births Of Hurt Of wrongful restraint and wrongful confinement Of Criminal Force and Assault Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labour Sexual offences Of Unnatural offences Of Theft Of Extortion Of Robbery and Dacoity Of Criminal Misappropriation of Property Of Criminal Breach of Trust Of the Receiving of Stolen Property Of Cheating Of Fraudulent Deeds and Dispositions of Property Of Mischief Of Criminal Trespass OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS Of Property and Other Marks Of Currency-Notes and Bank-Notes OF THE CRIMINAL BREACH OF CONTRACTS OF SERVICE OF OFFENCES RELATINGTO MARRIAGE OF CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND OF DEFAMATION OR CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION, INSULTAND ANNOYANCE OF ATTEMPTS OF COMMIT OFFENCES
  1. INTRODUCTION

  2. 1
     Title and extent of operation of the Code
  3. 2
     Punishment of offences committed within India
  4. 3
     Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within, India
  5. 4
     Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences
  6. 5
     Certain laws not to be affected by this Act
  • GENERAL EXPLANATIONS

  • 6
     Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions
  • 7
     Sense of expression once explained
  • 8
     Gender
  • 9
     Number
  • 10
     ''Man''. ''Woman''
  • 11
     ''Person''
  • 12
     ''Public''
  • 13
     [Omitted.]
  • 14
     ''Servant of Government''
  • 15
     [Repealed.]
  • 16
     [Repealed .]
  • 17
     ''Government''
  • 18
     ''India''
  • 19
     ''Judge''
  • 20
     ''Court of Justice''
  • 21
     ''Public servant''
  • 22
     ''Moveable property''
  • 23
     ''Wrongful gain''
  • 24
     ''Dishonestly''
  • 25
     ''Fraudulently''
  • 26
     ''Reason to believe''
  • 27
     Property in possession of wife, clerk or servant
  • 28
     ''Counterfeit''
  • 29
     ''Document''
  • 29A
     ''Electronic record''
  • 30
     ''Valuable security''
  • 31
     ''A will''
  • 32
     Words referring to acts include illegal omissions
  • 33
     ''Act''."Omission
  • 34
     Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention
  • 35
     When such an act is criminal by reason of its being done with a criminal knowledge or intention
  • 36
     Effect caused partly by act and partly by omission
  • 37
     Co-operation by doing one of several acts constituting an offence
  • 38
     Persons concerned in criminal act may be guilty of different offences
  • 39
     ''Voluntarily''
  • 40
     ''Offence''
  • 41
     ''Special law''
  • 42
     ''Local law''
  • 43
     ''Illegal''."Legally bound to do"
  • 45
     ''Life''
  • 47
     ''Animal''
  • 48
     ''Vessel''
  • 49
     ''Year''."Month
  • 50
     ''Section''
  • 51
     ''Oath''
  • 52
     ''Good faith''
  • 52A
     ''Harbour-''
  • OF PUNISHMENTS

  • 53
     Punishments
  • 53A
     Construction of reference to transportation
  • 54
     Commutation of sentence of death
  • 55
     Commutation of sentence of imprisonment for life
  • 55A
     Definition of "appropriate Government"
  • 56
     [Repealed.]
  • 57
     Fractions of terms of punishment
  • 58
     [Repealed.]
  • 59
     [Repealed.]
  • 60
     Sentence may be (in certain cases of imprisonment) wholly or partly rigorous of simple
  • 61
     [Repealed.]
  • 62
     [Repealed.]
  • 63
     Amount of fine
  • 64
     Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
  • 65
     Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable
  • 66
     Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
  • 67
     Imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when offence punishable with fine only
  • 68
     Imprisonment to terminate on payment of fine
  • 69
     Termination of imprisonment on payment of proportional part of fine
  • 70
     Fine leviable within six years, of during imprisonment. Death not to discharge property from liability
  • 71
     Limit of punishment of offence made up of several offences
  • 72
     Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that is doubtful of which
  • 73
     Solitary confinement
  • 74
     Limit of solitary confinement
  • 75
     Enhanced punishment for certain offences under Chapter XII or Chapter XVII after previous conviction
  • GENERAL EXCEPTIONS

  • 76
     Act done by a person bound, or by mistake of fact believing himself bound, by law
  • 77
     Act of Judge when acting judicially
  • 78
     Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of Court
  • 79
     Act done by a person justified, or by mistake of fact believing himself justified, by law
  • 80
     Accident in doing a lawful act
  • 81
     Act likely to cause harm, but done without criminal intent, and to prevent other harm
  • 82
     Act of a child under seven years of age
  • 83
     Act of a child above seven and under twelve of immature understanding
  • 84
     Act of a person of unsound mind
  • 85
     Act of a person incapable of judgment by reason of intoxication caused against his will
  • 86
     Offence requiring a particular intent or knowledge committed by one who is intoxicated
  • 87
     Act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death or grievous hurt, done by consent
  • 88
     Act not intended to cause death, done by consent in good faith for person's benefit
  • 89
     Act done in good faith for benefit of child or insane person, by or by consent of guardian
  • 90
     Consent known to be given under fear or misconception
  • 91
     Exclusion of acts which are offences independently of harm caused
  • 92
     Act done in good faith for benefit of a person without consent
  • 93
     Communication made in good faith
  • 94
     Act to which a person is compelled by threats
  • 95
     Act causing slight harm
  • Of the Right of Private Defense

  • 96
     Things done in private defence
  • 97
     Right of private defence of the body and of property
  • 98
     Right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind. etc
  • 99
     Acts against which there is no right of private defence
  • 100
     When the right of private defence of the body extends to causing death
  • 101
     When such right extends to causing any harm other than death
  • 102
     Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of the body
  • 103
     When the right of private defence of property extends to causing death
  • 104
     When such right extends to causing any harm other than death
  • 105
     Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of property
  • 106
     Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person
  • OF ABETMENT

  • 107
     Abetment of a thing
  • 108
     Abettor
  • 108A
     Abetment in Indian of offences outside India
  • 109
     Punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence and when no express provision is made for its punishment
  • 110
     Punishment of abetment if person abetted does act with different intention from that of abettor
  • 111
     Liability of abettor when one act abetted and different act done
  • 112
     Abettor when liable to cumulative punishment for act abetted and for act done
  • 113
     Liability of abettor for an effect caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor
  • 114
     Abettor present when offence is committed
  • 115
     Abetment of offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life.—if offence not committed.if act causing harm be done in consequence
  • 116
     Abetment of offence punishable with imprisonment.—if offence be not committed.if abettor or person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent offence
  • 117
     Abetting commission of offence by the public or by more than ten persons
  • 118
     Concealing design to commit offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life
  • 119
     Public servant concealing design to commit offence which it is his duty to prevent
  • 120
     Concealing design to commit offence punishable with imprisonment
  • CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY

  • 120A
     Definition of criminal conspiracy
  • 120B
     Punishment of criminal conspiracy
  • OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE

  • 121
     Waging, or attempting to wage war, or abetting waging of war, against the Government of India
  • 121A
     Conspiracy to commit offences punishable by section 121
  • 122
     Collecting arms, etc., with intention of waging war against the Government of India
  • 123
     Concealing with intent to facilitate design to wage war
  • 124
     Assaulting President. Governor, etc., with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power
  • 124A
     Sedition
  • 125
     Waging war against any Asiatic power in alliance with the Government of India
  • 126
     Committing depredation on territories of power at peace with the Government of India
  • 127
     Receiving property taken by war or depredation mentioned in sections 125 and 126
  • 128
     Public servant voluntarily allowing prisoner of State or war to escape
  • 129
     Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape
  • 130
     Aiding escape of, rescuing or harbouring such prisoner
  • OF OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVYAND AIR FORCE

  • 131
     Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty
  • 132
     Abetment of mutiny, if mutiny is committed in consequence thereof
  • 133
     Abetment of assault by soldier, sailor or airman on his superior officer, when in execution of his office
  • 134
     Abetment of such assault, if the assault is committed
  • 135
     Abetment of desertion of soldier, sailor or airman
  • 136
     Harbouring deserter
  • 137
     Deserter concealed on board merchant vessel through negligence of master
  • 138
     Abetment of act of insubordination by soldier, sailor or airman
  • 138A
     [Repealed.]
  • 139
     Persons subject to certain Acts
  • 140
     Wearing garb or carrying token used by soldier, sailor or airman
  • OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY

  • 141
     Unlawful assembly
  • 142
     Being member of unlawful assembly
  • 143
     Punishment
  • 144
     Joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon
  • 145
     Joining or continuing in unlawful assembly, knowing it has been commanded to disperse
  • 146
     Rioting
  • 147
     Punishment for rioting
  • 148
     Rioting, armed with deadly weapon
  • 149
     Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object
  • 150
     Hiring, or conniving at hiring, of persons to join unlawful assembly
  • 151
     Knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse
  • 152
     Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc
  • 153
     Wantonly giving provocation, with intent to cause rio
  • 153A
     Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence
  • 153AA
     Punishment for knowingly carrying arms in any procession or organizing, or holding or taking part in any mass drill or mass training with arms
  • 153B
     Imputation, assertions prejudicial to national-integration
  • 154
     Owner or occupier of land on which an unlawful assembly is held
  • 155
     Liability of person for whose benefit riot is committed
  • 156
     Liablility of agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit riot is committed
  • 157
     Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly
  • 158
     Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot; or to go armed
  • 159
     Affray
  • 160
     Punishment for committing affray
  • OF OFFENCESBY OR RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVANTS

  • 161
     [Repealed.]
  • 162
     [Repealed.]
  • 163
     [Repealed.]
  • 164
     [Repealed.]
  • 165A
     [Repealed.]
  • 166
     Public servant disobeying law, with intent to cause injury to any person
  • 166A
     Public servant disobeying direction under law
  • 166B
     Punishment for non-treatment of victim
  • 167
     Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury
  • 168
     Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade
  • 169
     Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property
  • 170
     Personating a public servant
  • 171
     Wearing garb or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent
  • OF OFFENCESRELATING TO ELECTIONS

  • 171A
     "Candidate", "Electoral right" defined
  • 171B
     Bribery
  • 171C
     Undue influence at elections
  • 171D
     Personation at elections
  • 171E
     Punishment for bribery
  • 171F
     Punishment for undue influence or personation at an election
  • 171G
     False statement in connection with an election
  • 171H
     Illegal payments in connection with an election
  • 171-I
     Failure to keep election accounts
  • OF CONTEMPTS OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS

  • 172
     Absconding to avoid service of summons of other proceeding
  • 173
     Preventing service of summons or other proceeding, or preventing publication thereof
  • 174
     Non-attendance in obedience to an order from public servant
  • 174A
     Non-appearance in response to a proclamation under section 82 of Act 2 of 1974
  • 175
     Omission to produce document to public servant by person legal ly bound to produce it
  • 176
     Omission to give notice or information to public servant by person legally bound to give it
  • 177
     Furnishing false information
  • 178
     Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it
  • 179
     Refusing to answer public servant authorised to question
  • 180
     Refusing to sign statement
  • 181
     False statement on oath or affirmation to public servant or person authorised to administer an oath or affirmation
  • 182
     False information, with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person
  • 183
     Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant
  • 184
     Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of public servant
  • 185
     Illegal purchase or bid for property offered for sale by authority of public servant
  • 186
     Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions
  • 187
     Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give assistance
  • 188
     Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant
  • 189
     Threat of injury to public servant
  • 190
     Threat of injury to induce person to refrain from applying for protection to public servant
  • OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

  • 191
     Giving false evidence
  • 192
     Fabricating false evidence
  • 193
     Punishment for false evidence
  • 194
     Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of capital offence
  • 195
     Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment
  • 195A
     Threatening any person to give false evidence
  • 196
     Using evidence known to be false
  • 197
     Issuing or signing false certificate
  • 198
     Using as true a certificate known to be false
  • 199
     False statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence
  • 200
     Using as true such declaration knowing it to be false
  • 201
     Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information, to screen offende
  • 202
     Intentional omission to give information of offence by person bound to inform
  • 203
     Giving false information respecting an offence committed
  • 204
     Destruction of document to prevent its production as evidence
  • 205
     False personation for purpose of act or proceeding in suit or prosecution
  • 206
     Fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution
  • 207
     Fraudulent claim to property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution
  • 208
     Fraudulently suffering decree for sum not due
  • 209
     Dishonestly making false claim in Court
  • 210
     Fraudulently obtaining decree for sum not due
  • 211
     False charge of offence made with intent to injure
  • 212
     Harbouring offender
  • 213
     Taking gift, etc., to screen an offender from punishment
  • 214
     Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offende
  • 215
     Taking gift to help to recover stolen property, etc
  • 216
     Harbouring offender who has escaped from custody of whose apprehension has been ordere
  • 216A
     Penalty for harbouring robbers or dacoits
  • 216B
     Repealed
  • 217
     Public servant disobeying direction of law with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture
  • 218
     Public servant framing incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture
  • 219
     Public servant in judicial proceeding corruptly making report, etc. , contrary to law
  • 220
     Commitment for trial or confinement by person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law
  • 221
     Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend
  • 222
     Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend person under sentence or lawfully committed
  • 223
     Escape from confinement or custody negligently suffered by public servant
  • 224
     Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension
  • 225
     Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension of another person
  • 225A
     Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape, on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise, provided for
  • 225B
     Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for
  • 226
     Repealed
  • 227
     Violation of condition of remission of punishment
  • 228
     Intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding
  • 228A
     Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences, etc
  • 229
     Personation of a juror or assessor
  • 229A
     Failure by person released on bail or bond to appear in Court
  • OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS

  • 230
     "Coin" defined
  • 231
     Counterfeiting coin
  • 232
     Counterfeiting Indian coin
  • 233
     Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting coin
  • 234
     Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Indian coin
  • 235
     Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin: if Indian coin
  • 236
     Abetting in India the counterfeiting out of India of coin
  • 237
     Import or export of counterfeit coin
  • 238
     Import or export of counterfeits of the Indian coin
  • 239
     Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit
  • 240
     Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit
  • 241
     Delivery of coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be counterfeit
  • 242
     Possession of counterfeit coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof
  • 243
     Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof
  • 244
     Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that fixed by law
  • 245
     Unlawfully taking coining instrument from mint
  • 246
     Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of coin
  • 247
     Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of Indian coin
  • 248
     Altering appearance of coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description
  • 249
     Altering appearance of Indian coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description
  • 250
     Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered
  • 251
     Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered
  • 252
     Possession of coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof
  • 253
     Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof
  • 254
     Delivery of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered
  • 255
     Counterfeiting Government stamp
  • 256
     Having possession of instrument or material for counterfeiting Government stamp
  • 257
     Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp
  • 258
     Sale of counterfeit Government stamp
  • 259
     Having possession of counterfeit Government stamp
  • 260
     Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit
  • 261
     Effacing writing from substance bearing Government stamp, or removing from document a stamp used for it, with intent to cause loss to Government
  • 262
     Using Government stamp known to have been before used
  • 263
     Erasure of mark denoting that stamp has been used
  • 263A
     Prohibition of fictitious stamps
  • OF OFFENCES RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

  • 264
     Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing
  • 265
     Fraudulent use of false weight or measure
  • 266
     Being In possession of false weight or measure
  • 267
     Making or selling false weight or measure
  • OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE, DECENCYAND MORALS

  • 268
     Public nuisance
  • 269
     Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life
  • 270
     Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life
  • 271
     Disobedience to quarantine rule
  • 272
     Adulteration of food or drink intended for sale
  • 273
     Sale of noxious food or drink
  • 274
     Adulteration of drugs
  • 275
     Sale of adulterated drugs
  • 276
     Sale of drug as a different drug or preparation
  • 277
     Fouling water of public spring or reservoir
  • 278
     Making atmosphere noxious to health
  • 279
     Rash driving or riding on a public way
  • 280
     Rash navigation of vessel
  • 281
     Exhibition of false light, mark or buoy
  • 282
     Conveying person by water for hire in unsafe or overloaded vessel
  • 283
     Danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation
  • 284
     Negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance
  • 285
     Negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter
  • 286
     Negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance
  • 287
     Negligent conduct with respect to machinery
  • 288
     Negligent conduct with respect to pulling down or repairing buildings
  • 289
     Negligent conduct with respect to animal
  • 290
     Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for
  • 291
     Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue
  • 292
     Sale, etc., of obscene books, etc
  • 293
     Sale, etc., of obscene objects to young person
  • 294
     Obscene acts and songs
  • 294A
     Keeping lottery office
  • OF OFFENCESRELATING TO RELIGION

  • 295
     Injuring or defiling place of work ship, with intent to insult the religion of any class
  • 295A
     Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs
  • 296
     Disturbing religious assembly
  • 297
     Trespassing on burial places, etc
  • 298
     Uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings
  • Of offences affecting life

  • 299
     Culpable homicide
  • 300
     Murder
  • 301
     Culpable homicide by causing death of person other than person whose death was intended
  • 302
     Punishment for murder
  • 303
     Punishment for murder by life-convict
  • 304
     Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder
  • 304A
     Causing death by negligence
  • 304B
     Dowry death
  • 305
     Abetment of suicide of child or insane person
  • 306
     Abetment of suicide
  • 307
     Attempt to murder
  • 308
     Attempt to commit culpable homicide
  • 309
     Attempt to commit suicide
  • 310
     Thug
  • 311
     Punishment
  • Of the causing of Miscarriage, of Injuries to unborn Children, of the Exposure of Infants, and of the concealment of Births

  • 312
     Causing miscarriage
  • 313
     Causing miscarriage without woman's consent
  • 314
     Death caused by act done with intent to cause miscarriage
  • 315
     Act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth
  • 316
     Causing death of quick unborn child by act amounting to culpable homicide
  • 317
     Exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it
  • 318
     Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body
  • Of Hurt

  • 319
     Hurt
  • 320
     Grievous hurt
  • 321
     Voluntarily causing hurt
  • 322
     Voluntarily causing grievous hurt
  • 323
     Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt
  • 324
     Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means
  • 325
     Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt
  • 326
     Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means
  • 326A
     Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc
  • 326B
     Voluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid
  • 327
     Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act
  • 328
     Causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence
  • 329
     Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act
  • 330
     Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property
  • 331
     Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession, or to compel resto ration of property
  • 332
     Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty
  • 333
     Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty
  • 334
     Voluntarily causing hurt on provocation
  • 335
     Voluntarily causing grievous hurt on provocation
  • 336
     Act endangering life or personal safety of others
  • 337
     Causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others
  • 338
     Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others
  • Of wrongful restraint and wrongful confinement

  • 339
     Wrongful restraint
  • 340
     Wrongful confinement
  • 341
     Punishment for wrongful restraint
  • 342
     Punishment for wrongful confinement
  • 343
     Wrongful confinement for three or more days
  • 344
     Wrongful confinement for ten or more days
  • 345
     Wrongful confinement of person for whose liberation writ has been issued
  • 346
     Wrongful confinement in secret
  • 347
     Wrongful confinement to extort property, or constrain to illegal act
  • 348
     Wrongful confinement to extort confession, or compel restoration of property
  • Of Criminal Force and Assault

  • 349
     Force
  • 350
     Criminal force
  • 351
     Assault
  • 352
     Punishment for assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation
  • 353
     Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty
  • 354
     Assault of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty
  • 354A
     Sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment
  • 354B
     Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe
  • 354C
     Voyeurism
  • 354D
     Stalking
  • 355
     Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation
  • 356
     Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person
  • 357
     Assault or criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person
  • 358
     Assault or criminal force on grave provocation
  • Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labour

  • 359
     Kidnapping
  • 360
     Kidnapping from India
  • 361
     Kidnapping from lawful guardianship
  • 362
     Abduction
  • 363
     Punishment for kidnapping
  • 363A
     Kidnapping or maiming a minor for purposes of begging
  • 364
     Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder
  • 364A
     Kidnapping for ransom, etc
  • 365
     Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person
  • 366
     Kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage, etc
  • 366A
     Procuration of minor girl
  • 366B
     Importation of girl from foreign country
  • 367
     Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc
  • 368
     Wrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement, kidnapped or abducted person
  • 369
     Kidnapping or abducting child under ten years with intent to steal from its person
  • 370
     Trafficking of person
  • 370A
     Exploitation of a trafficked person
  • 371
     Habitual dealing in slaves
  • 372
     Selling minor for purposes of prostitution, etc
  • 373
     Buying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc
  • 374
     Unlawful compulsory labour
  • Sexual offences

  • 375
     Rape
  • 376
     Punishment for rape
  • 376A
     Punishment for causing death or resulting in persistent vegetative state of victim
  • 376AB
     Punishment for rape on woman under twelve years of age
  • 376B
     Sexual intercourse by husband upon his wife during separation
  • 376C
     Sexual intercourse by a person in authority
  • 376D
     Gang rape
  • 376DA
     Punishment for gang rape on woman under sixteen years of age
  • 376DB
     Punishment for gang rape on woman under twelve years of age
  • 376E
     Punishment for repeat offenders
  • Of Unnatural offences

  • 377
     Unnatural offences
  • Of Theft

  • 378
     Theft
  • 379
     Punishment for theft
  • 380
     Theft in dwelling house, etc
  • 381
     Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master
  • 382
     Theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of the theft
  • Of Extortion

  • 383
     Extortion
  • 384
     Punishment for extortion
  • 385
     Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion
  • 386
     Extortion by putting a person in fear of death on grievous hurt
  • 387
     Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion
  • 388
     Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, etc
  • 389
     Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion
  • Of Robbery and Dacoity

  • 390
     Robbery
  • 391
     Dacoity
  • 392
     Punishment for robbery
  • 393
     Attempt to commit robbery
  • 394
     Voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery
  • 395
     Punishment for dacoity
  • 396
     Dacoity with murder
  • 397
     Robbery, or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt
  • 398
     Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon
  • 399
     Making preparation to commit dacoity
  • 400
     Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits
  • 401
     Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves
  • 402
     Assembling for purpose of committing dacoity
  • Of Criminal Misappropriation of Property

  • 403
     Dishonest misappropriation of property
  • 404
     Dishonest misappropriation of property possessed by deceased person at the time of his death
  • Of Criminal Breach of Trust

  • 405
     Criminal breach of trust
  • 406
     Punishment for criminal breach of trust
  • 407
     Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc
  • 408
     Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant
  • 409
     Criminal breach of trust by public, servant. or by banker, merchant or agent
  • Of the Receiving of Stolen Property

  • 410
     Stolen property
  • 411
     Dishonestly receiving stolen property
  • 412
     Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity
  • 413
     Habitually dealing in stolen property
  • 414
     Assisting in concealment of stolen property
  • Of Cheating

  • 415
     Cheating
  • 416
     Cheating by personation
  • 417
     Punishment for cheating
  • 418
     Cheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may ensue to person whose interest offender is bound to protect
  • 419
     Punishment for cheating by personation
  • 420
     Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property
  • Of Fraudulent Deeds and Dispositions of Property

  • 421
     Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditor
  • 422
     Dishonestly or fraudulently preventing debt being available for creditors
  • 423
     Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of consideration
  • 424
     Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property
  • Of Mischief

  • 425
     Mischief
  • 426
     Punishment for mischief
  • 427
     Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees
  • 428
     Mischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten rupees
  • 429
     Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty rupees
  • 430
     Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water
  • 431
     Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, river or channel
  • 432
     Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage
  • 433
     Mischief by destroying, moving or rendering less useful a light-house or sea-mark
  • 434
     Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a land-mark fixed by public authority
  • 435
     Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of one hundred or (in case of agricultural produce ) ten rupees
  • 436
     Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc
  • 437
     Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or one of twenty tons burden
  • 438
     Punishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance
  • 439
     Punishment for intentionally running vessel agroun, or ashore with intent to commit theft, etc
  • 440
     Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt
  • Of Criminal Trespass

  • 441
     Criminal trespass
  • 442
     House-trespass
  • 443
     Lurking house-trespass
  • 444
     Lurking house-trespass by night
  • 445
     House-breaking
  • 446
     House-breaking by night
  • 447
     Punishment for criminal trespass
  • 448
     Punishment for house-trespass
  • 449
     House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with death
  • 450
     House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment for life
  • 451
     House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment
  • 452
     House-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint
  • 453
     Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking
  • 454
     Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment
  • 455
     Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint
  • 456
     Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night
  • 457
     Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment
  • 458
     Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night after preparation for hurt, assault, or wrongful restraint
  • 459
     Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking
  • 460
     All persons jointly concerned in lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night punishable where death or grievous hurt caused by one of them
  • 461
     Dishonestly breaking open receptacle containing property
  • 462
     Punishment for same offence when committed by person entrusted with custody
  • OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS

  • 463
     Forgery
  • 464
     Making a false document
  • 465
     Punishment for forgery
  • 466
     Forgery of record of Court or of public register, etc
  • 467
     Forgery of valuable security, will, etc
  • 468
     Forgery for purpose of cheating
  • 469
     Forgery for purpose of harming reputation
  • 470
     Forged document
  • 471
     Using as genuine a forged document or electronic record
  • 472
     Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable under section 467
  • 473
     Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable otherwise
  • 474
     Having possession of document described in section 466 or 467, knowing it to be forged and intending to use it as genuine
  • 475
     Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material
  • 476
     Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material
  • 477
     Fraudulent cancellation, destruction, etc., of will, authority to adopt, or valuable security
  • 477A
     Falsification of accounts
  • Of Property and Other Marks

  • 478
     Repealed
  • 479
     Property mar
  • 480
     Repealed
  • 481
     Using a false property mar
  • 482
     Punishment for using a false property mark
  • 483
     Counterfeiting a property mark used by another
  • 484
     Counterfeiting a mark used by a public servant
  • 485
     Making or possession of any instrument for counterfeiting a property mark
  • 486
     Selling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark
  • 487
     Making a false mark upon any receptacle containing goods
  • 488
     Punishment for making use of any such false mark
  • 489
     Tampering with property mark with intent to cause injury
  • Of Currency-Notes and Bank-Notes

  • 489A
     Counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes
  • 489B
     Using as genuine, forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes
  • 489C
     Possession of forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank-notes
  • 489D
     Making or possessing instruments or materials for forging or counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes
  • 489E
     Making or using documents resembling currency-notes or bank-notes
  • OF THE CRIMINAL BREACH OF CONTRACTS OF SERVICE

  • 490
     [Repealed .]
  • 491
     Breach of contract to attend on and supply wants of helpless person
  • 492
     [Repealed .]
  • OF OFFENCES RELATINGTO MARRIAGE

  • 493
     Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage
  • 494
     Marrying again during life-time of husband or wife
  • 495
     Same offence with concealment of former marriage from person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted
  • 496
     Marriage ceremony fraudulently gone through without lawful marriage
  • 497
     Adultery
  • 498
     Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent a married woman
  • OF CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND

  • 498A
     Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty
  • OF DEFAMATION

  • 499
     Defamation
  • 500
     Punishment for defamation
  • 501
     Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory
  • 502
     Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter
  • OR CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION, INSULTAND ANNOYANCE

  • 503
     Criminal intimidation
  • 504
     Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace
  • 505
     Statements conducing to public mischief
  • 506
     Punishment for criminal intimidation
  • 507
     Criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication
  • 508
     Act caused by inducing person to believe that he will be rendered an object of the Divine displeasure
  • 509
     Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman
  • 510
     Misconduct in public by a drunken person
  • OF ATTEMPTS OF COMMIT OFFENCES

  • 511
     Punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment