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Fabricating false evidence. Punishment for false evidence. Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of capital offence. Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment. Threatening any person to give false evidence.
Using evidence known to be false. Issuing or signing false certificate. Using as true a certificate known to be false. False statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence.
Using as true such declaration knowing it to be false. Intentional omission to give information of offence by person bound to inform. Giving false information respecting an offence committed. Destruction of document to prevent its production as evidence.
False personation for purpose of act or proceeding in suit or prosecution. Fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution. Fraudulent claim to property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution. Fraudulently suffering decree for sum not due. Dishonestly making false claim in Court. Fraudulently obtaining decree for sum not due. False charge of offence made with intent to injure.
Harbouring offender. Taking gift, etc. Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offenderif a capital offence; if punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment. Taking gift to help to recover stolen property, etc. Harbouring offender who has escaped from custody of whose apprehension has been ordered — if a capital offence; if punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment.
Penalty for harbouring robbers or dacoits. Public servant disobeying direction of law with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture. Public servant framing incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture. Public servant in judicial proceeding corruptly making report, etc. Commitment for trial or confinement by person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law.
Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend. Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend person under sentence or lawfully committed.
Escape from confinement or custody negligently suffered by public servant. Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension. Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension of another person. Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape, on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise, provided for. Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for.
Violation of condition of remission of punishment. Intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding. Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences, etc.
Personation of a juror or assessor. Failure by person released on bail or bond to appear in Court. Indian coin. Counterfeiting coin. Counterfeiting Indian coin. Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting coin. Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Indian coin. Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin: if Indian coin. Abetting in India the counterfeiting out of India of coin.
Import or export of counterfeit coin. Import or export of counterfeits of the Indian coin. Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit. Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit. Delivery of coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be counterfeit.
Possession of counterfeit coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof. Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof. Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that fixed by law. Unlawfully taking coining instrument from mint. Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of coin. Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of Indian coin.
Altering appearance of coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description. Altering appearance of Indian coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description. Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered. Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered. Possession of coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof.
Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof. Delivery of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered. Counterfeiting Government stamp. Having possession of instrument or material for counterfeiting Government stamp. Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp. Sale of counterfeit Government stamp. Having possession of counterfeit Government stamp. Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit.
Effacing writing from substance bearing Government stamp, or removing from document a stamp used for it, with intent to cause loss to Government. Using Government stamp known to have been before used. Erasure of mark denoting that stamp has been used. Prohibition of fictitious stamps. Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing. Fraudulent use of false weight or measure. Being In possession of false weight or measure. Making or selling false weight or measure.
Public nuisance. Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life. Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life. Disobedience to quarantine rule. Adulteration of food or drink intended for sale. Sale of noxious food or drink.
Adulteration of drugs. Sale of adulterated drugs. Sale of drug as a different drug or preparation. Fouling water of public spring or reservoir. Making atmosphere noxious to health. Rash driving or riding on a public way. Rash navigation of vessel. Exhibition of false light, mark or buoy. Conveying person by water for hire in unsafe or overloaded vessel. Danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation. Negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance. Negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter.
Negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance. Negligent conduct with respect to machinery. Negligent conduct with respect to pulling down or repairing buildings. Negligent conduct with respect to animal. Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for.
Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue. Sale, etc. Obscene acts and songs. Keeping lottery office. Injuring or defiling place of work ship, with intent to insult the religion of any class. Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs. Disturbing religious assembly. Trespassing on burial places, etc. Uttering words, etc.
Culpable homicide. When culpable homicide is not murder. Culpable homicide by causing death of person other than person whose death was intended. Punishment for murder. Punishment for murder by life-convict. Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Causing death by negligence.
Dowry death. Abetment of suicide of child or insane person. Abetment of suicide. Attempt to murder. Attempts by life-convicts. Attempt to commit culpable homicide. Attempt to commit suicide. Of the causing of Miscarriage, of Injuries to unborn Children, of the Exposure of Infants, and of the concealment of Births.
Causing miscarriage. Death caused by act done with intent to cause miscarriage. Act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth. Causing death of quick unborn child by act amounting to culpable homicide. Exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it.
Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body. Grievous hurt. Voluntarily causing hurt. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt.
Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt. Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means. Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc. Voluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid. Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act. Causing hurt by means of poison, etc. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act.
Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property. Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty. Voluntarily causing hurt on provocation.
Voluntarily causing grievous hurt on provocation. Act endangering life or personal safety of others. Causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others. Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others. Wrongful restraint. Wrongful confinement. Punishment for wrongful restraint. Punishment for wrongful confinement. Wrongful confinement for three or more days. Wrongful confinement for ten or more days.
Wrongful confinement of person for whose liberation writ has been issued. Wrongful confinement in secret. Wrongful confinement to extort property, or constrain to illegal act. Wrongful confinement to extort confession, or compel restoration of property. Criminal force. Punishment for assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation. Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty.
Assault of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty. Sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment. Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe. Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation. Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person.
Assault or criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person. Assault or criminal force on grave provocation. Kidnapping from India. Kidnapping from lawful guardianship. Punishment for kidnapping. Kidnapping or maiming a minor for purposes of begging. Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder. Kidnapping for ransom, etc. Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person.
Kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage, etc. Procuration of minor girl. Importation of girl from foreign country. Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc.
Wrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement, kidnapped or abducted person. Kidnapping or abducting child under ten years with intent to steal from its person. Trafficking of person. Exploitation of a trafficked person. Habitual dealing in slaves. Selling minor for purposes of prostitution, etc. Buying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.
Unlawful compulsory labour. Punishment for rape. Punishment for causing death or resulting in persistent vegetative state of victim. Punishment for rape on woman under twelve years of age. Sexual intercourse by husband upon his wife during separation. Sexual intercourse by a person in authority. Gang rape. Punishment for gang rape on woman under sixteen years of age.
Punishment for gang rape on woman under twelve years of age. Punishment for repeat offenders. Punishment for theft. Theft in dwelling house, etc. Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master.
Theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of the theft. Punishment for extortion. Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion. Extortion by putting a person in fear of death on grievous hurt. Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion. Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, etc.
Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion. When theft is robbery. When extortion is robbery. Punishment for robbery. Attempt to commit robbery. Voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery. Punishment for dacoity.
Dacoity with murder. Robbery, or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt. Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon. Making preparation to commit dacoity. Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits. Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves. Assembling for purpose of committing dacoity. Dishonest misappropriation of property. Dishonest misappropriation of property possessed by deceased person at the time of his death. Criminal breach of trust.
Punishment for criminal breach of trust. Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc. Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant. Criminal breach of trust by public, servant.
Stolen property. Dishonestly receiving stolen property. Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity. Habitually dealing in stolen property. Assisting in concealment of stolen property. Cheating by personation. Punishment for cheating. Cheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may ensue to person whose interest offender is bound to protect. Punishment for cheating by personation. Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property.
Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditor. Dishonestly or fraudulently preventing debt being available for creditors. Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of consideration.
Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property. Punishment for mischief. Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees. Mischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten rupees.
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Commutation of sentence of imprisonment for life. Proviso as to sentence for term exceeding ten years but not for life. Fractions of terms of punishment. Sentence may be in certain cases of imprisonment wholly or partly rigorous or simple. Amount of fine. Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine. Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable. Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine. Imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when offence punishable with fine only.
Imprisonment to terminate on payment of fine. Termination of imprisonment on payment of proportional part of fine. Here, if seventy-five rupees of the fine be paid or levied before the expiration of one month of the imprisonment, A will be discharged as soon as the first month has expired. If seventy-five rupees be paid or levied at the time of the expiration of the first month, or at any later time while A continues in imprisonment, A will be immediately discharged.
If fifty rupees of the fine be paid or levied before the expiration of two months of the imprisonment. A will be discharged as soon as the two months are completed. If fifty rupees be paid or levied at the time of the expiration of those two months, or at any later time while A continues in imprisonment, A will be immediately discharged. Fine leviable within six years, of during imprisonment. Death not to discharge property from liability.
Limit of punishment of offence made up of several offences. Where anything is an offence falling within two or more separate definitions of any law in force for the time being by which offences are defined or punished, or. Here A may have committed the offence of voluntarily causing hurt to Z by the whole beating, and also by each of the blows which make up the whole beating. If A were liable to punishment for every blow, he might be imprisoned for fifty years, one for each blow.
But he is liable only to one punishment for the whole beating. Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that it is doubtful of which. Solitary confinement. Limit of solitary confinement. Act done by a person bound, or by mistake of fact believing himself bound, by law. A has committed no offence. Act of Judge when acting judicially. Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of Court. Act done by a person justified, or by mistake of fact believing himself, justified, by law.
A sees Z commit what appears to A to be a murder. A, in the exercise, to the best of his judgment exerted in good faith, of the power which the law gives to all persons of apprehending murderers in the fact, seizes Z, in order to bring Z before the proper authorities.
A has committed no offence, though it may turn out that Z was acting in self-defence. Accident in doing a lawful act. A is at work with a hatchet; the head flies off and kills a man who is standing by.
Here, if there was no want of proper caution on the part of A, his act is excusable and not an offence. Act likely to cause harm, but done without criminal intent, and to prevent other harm. Here, if A alters his course without any intention to run down the boat C and in good faith for the purpose of avoiding the danger to the passengers in the boat B, he is not guilty of an offence, though he may run down the boat C by doing an act which he knew was likely to cause that effect, if it be found as a matter of fact that the danger which he intended to avoid was such as to excuse him in incurring the risk of running down C.
He does this with the intention in good faith of saving human life or property. Act of a child under seven years of age. Act of a child above seven and under twelve of immature understanding. Act of a person of unsound mind. Act of a person incapable of judgment by reason of intoxication caused against his will. Offence requiring a particular intent or knowledge committed by one who is intoxicated.
Act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death or grievous hurt, done by consent. A and Z agree to fence with each other for amusement. This agreement implies the consent of each to suffer any harm which, in the course of such fencing, may be caused without foul play; and if A, while playing fairly, hurts Z, A commits no offence.
Act done in good faith for benefit of child or insane person, by or by consent of guardian. A is within the exception, inasmuch as his object was the cure of the child. Consent known to be given under fear or misconception. Consent of insane person. Consent of child. Exclusion of acts which are offences independently of harm cause.
Causing miscarriage unless caused in good faith for the purpose of saving the life of the woman is offence independently of any harm which it may cause or be intended to cause to the woman. Act done in good faith for benefit of a person without consent. A, a surgeon, finds that Z requires to be trepanned.
People below hold out a blanket. Here, even if the child is killed by the fall, A has committed no offence. Communication made in good faith. A, a surgeon, in good faith, communicates to a patient his opinion that he cannot live. The patient dies in consequence of the shock. Act to which a person is compelled by threats.
Act causing slight harm. Things done in private defence. Right of private defence of the body and of property. Right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind, etc. But A has the same right of private defence which he would have if Z were sane. Z, in good faith, taking A for a house-breaker, attacks A. Here Z, by attacking A under this misconception, commits no offence. But A has the same right of private defence against Z, which he would have if Z were not acting under that misconception.
Acts against which there is no right of private defence. There is no right of private defence against an act which does not reasonably cause the apprehension of death or of grievous hurt, if done, or attempted to be done, by the direction of a public servant acting in good faith under colour of his office, though that direction may not be strictly justifiable by law.
There is no right of private defence in cases in which there is time to have recourse to protection of the public authorities. Extent to which the right may be exercised.
When the right of private defence of the body extends to causing death. When such right extends to causing any harm other than death. Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of the body.
Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of property. The right of private defence of property against theft continues till the offender has effected his retreat with the property or either the assistance of the public authorities is obtained, or the property has been recovered.
The right of private defence of property against robbery continues as long as the offender causes or attempts to cause to any person death or hurt or wrongful restraint or as long as the fear of instant death or of instant hurt or of instant personal restraint continues. The right of private defence of property against criminal trespass or mischief continues as long as the offender continues in the commission of criminal trespass or mischief. The right of private defence of property against house-breaking by night continues as long as the house- trespass which has been begun by such house-breaking continues.
Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person. A is attacked by a mob who attempt to murder him. He cannot effectually exercise his right of private defence without firing on the mob, and he cannot fire without risk of harming young children who are mingled with the mob. A commits no offence if by so firing he harms any of the children. Abetment of a thing. A, a public officer, is authorised by a warrant from a Court of Justice to apprehend Z, B, knowing that fact and also that C is not Z, wilfully represents to A that C is Z, and thereby intentionally causes A to apprehend C.
Here B abets by instigation the apprehension of C. B in pursuance of the instigation stabs D. D recovers from the wound. A is guilty of instigating B to commit murder. Here A, whether the act be committed or not, is guilty of abetting an offence. Here, though B was not capable by law of committing an offence, A is liable to be punished in the same manner as if B had been capable by law of committing an offence, and had committed murder, and he is therefore subject to the punishment of death.
B has committed no offence, but A is guilty of abetting the offence of setting fire to a dwelling-house, and is liable to the punishment provided for that offence. A induces B to believe that the property belongs to A. B, acting under this misconception, does not take dishonestly, and therefore does not commit theft. But A is guilty of abetting theft, and is liable to the same punishment as if B had committed theft. Explanation 4. A instigates B to instigate C to murder Z. B is liable to be punished for his offence with the punishment for murder; and, as A instigated B to commit the offence, A is also liable to the same punishment.
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