Bare Acts


Explanatory Note

(1) In regard to offences under the Indian Penal Code, the entries in the second and third columns against a section the number of which is given in the first column are not intended as the definition of, and the punishment prescribed for, the offence in the Indian Penal Code, but merely as indication of the substance of the section.

(2) In this Schedule (i) the expression “Magistrate of the first class” and “Any Magistrate” include Metropolitan Magistrates but not Executive Magistrate; (ii) the word “cognizable” stands for “a police officer may arrest without warrant”, and (iii) the word “non‑cognizable” stands for “a police officer shall not arrest without warrant,” Penal Code, but merely as indication of the substance of the section.

I— OFFENCES UNDER THE INDIAN PENAL CODE

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Section Offence Punishment Cognizable or Non-cognizable Bailable or Non- bailable By what Court triable
CHAPTER V—ABETMENT
109 Abetment of any offence, if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment. Same as for of­fence abetted. According as offence abetted is cognizable or non-cognizable. According as offence abetted is bailable or non-bailable Court 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
111 Abetment of any offence, when one act is abetted and a different act is done; subject to the proviso. Same for offence intended to be abetted Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
114 Abetment of any offence, is abettor is present when offence is committed. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto
If an act which causes harm be done in consequence of the abetment. Imprisonment for 14 years and fine. According as offence abetted is cognizable or non-cognizable. Non-bailable Court by which offence abetted is triable.
116 Abetment of an offence, punishable with imprisonment, if the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment. Imprisonment ex-tending to a quarter part of the longest term, pro-vided for the of-fence, or fine, or both. Ditto According 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
117 Abetting the commission of an offence by the public, or by more than ten per­sons. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto
If the offence be not committed Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Bailable Ditto
119 A public servant concealing a design to commit an offence which it is his duty  to  prevent,  if  the offence be commit­ted. Imprisonment ex-tending to half of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both. According as offence abetted is cognizable or non-cognizable. According 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. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto
If the offence be not committed. Imprisonment ex-tending to a quarter part of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Ditto
120 Concealing a design to commit an of­fence punishable with imprisonment, if offence be committed. Ditto Ditto According as off-ence abetted is bailable or non-bailable. Ditto
If the offence be not committed. Imprisonment ex-tending to one- eighth part of the longest term pro­vided for the offe­nce, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Ditto
CHAPTER VA—CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY
120B Criminal conspiracy to commit an offe­nce punishable with death, imprison­ment for life or rigorous imprison­ment for a term of 2 years or upwards. Same as for abetment of the offence which is the object of the conspiracy. According as the offence which is the object of con­spiracy is cogni­zable or non-cognizable. According 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-cognizable. Bailable. Magistrate of the first class.
CHAPTER VI—OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE
121 Waging or attempting to wage war, or abetting the waging of war, against the Government of India. Death or impris­onment for life and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
121A Conspiring to commit certain offences against the State Imprisonment for life, or impris­onment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
123 Concealing with intent to facilitate a design to wage war. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
124. Assaulting President, Governor, etc., with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
124A Sedition. Imprisonment for life and fine, or imprisonment for 3 years and fine, or fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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 property. Ditto Ditto Ditto
127 Receiving property taken by war or depredation mentioned in Sections 125 and 126. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine, and forfeiture of certain property. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
129 Public servant negligently suffering prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape. Simple imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate 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. Ditto Non-bailable Court of Session.
CHAPTER VII—OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVY AND AIR 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. Cognizable Non-bailable Court 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
134 Abetment of such assault, if the assault is committed. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
135 Abetment of the desertion of an officer, soldier, sailor or airman Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
136 Harbouring   such    an officer, soldier, sailor or airman who has deserted. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
137 Deserter concealed on board merchant vessel, through negligence of master or person in-charge thereof. Fine of 500 rupees. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto
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. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
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. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
CHAPTER VIII—OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILITY
143 Being member of an unlawful assembly. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
144 Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
145 Joining or continuing in an unlawful assembly, knowing that it has been commanded to disperse. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
147 Rioting. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
148 Rioting, armed with a deadly weapon. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
149 If an offence be committed by any member of an unlawful assembly, every other member of such assembly shall be guilty of the offence. The same as for the offence. According as offence is cognizable or non-cognizable. According as offence is bailable or non-bailable. The Court 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. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Bailable Any Magistrate.
152 Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
153 Want only giving provocation with intent to cause riot, if rioting be committed. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
If not committed. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
153A Promoting enmity between classes. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto
Promoting enmity between classes in place of worship, etc. Imprisonment for 5 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
153B Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If committed in a place of public worship, etc. Imprisonment for 5 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
154 Owner or occupier of land not giving information of riot, etc. Fine of 1,000 rupees. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
155 Person for whose benefit or on whose behalf a riot takes place not using all lawful means to prevent it. Fine Ditto Ditto Ditto
156 Agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit a riot is committed not using all lawful means to prevent it. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
157 Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
158 Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot. Ditto Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
Or to go armed. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
160 Committing affray Imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 100 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
CHAPTER IX—OFFENCES BY OR RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVANTS
[1]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. Cognizable Non-Bailable. Magistrate of the first class.
[2]162 Taking a gratification in order, by cor-rupt or illegal means, to influence a public servant. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
[3]163 Taking a gratification for the exercise of personal influence with a public servant. Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
[4]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. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
[5]165 Public servant obtaining any valuable thing, without consideration, from a person concerned in any proceeding or business transacted by such public servant. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
[6]165A  Punishment for abetment of offences punishable under Section 161 or Section 165. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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-cognizable Bailable Ditto
167 Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
168 Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade. Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto
169 Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property. Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both and confiscation of property, if purchased. Ditto Ditto Ditto
170 Personating a public servant. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Non-bailable Any 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. Ditto Bailable Ditto
CHAPTER IXA—OFFENCES RELATING TO ELECTIONS
171E Bribery Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both, or if treating only, fine only. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
171F Undue influence at an election. Imprisonment for one year, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
Personation at an election. Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto
171G False statement in connection with an election. Fine Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class
171H Illegal payments in connection with elections. Fine of 500 rupees Ditto Ditto Ditto
171-I Failure to keep election accounts. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
CHAPTER X—CONTEMPTS 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-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
If summons or notice require attendance in person, etc., in a Court of Justice. Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
174 Not obeying a legal order to attend at a certain place in person or by agent, or departing therefrom without authority. Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of Rs. 500, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If the order requires personal attendance, etc., in a Court of Justice. Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of Rs. 1,000 or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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-cognizable 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 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
176 Intentionally omitting to give notice 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. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
If the notice or information required respects the commission of an offence, etc. Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
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 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
177 Knowingly furnishing false information to a public servant. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
If the information required respects the commission of an offence, etc. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
178 Refusing oath when duly required to take oath by a public servant. Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto The Court in which the offence is committed, subject to the pro-visions of Chapter XXVI; or, if not committed in a Court, any Magistrate.
179 Being legally bound to state truth, and refusing to answer questions. Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
180 Refusing to sign statement made to a public servant when legally required to do so. Simple imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
181 Knowingly stating to a public servant on oath as true that which is false. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
182 Giving false information to a public servant in order to cause him to use his lawful power to the injury or annoyance of any person. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate
183 Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
184 Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of a public servant. Imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
186 Obstructing public servant in discharge of his public functions. Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
187 Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give such assistance. Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
188 Disobedience to an order lawfully pro-mulgated by a public servant, if such dis-obedience causes obstruction, annoyance or injury to persons lawfully employed. Simple imprison-ment for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
If such disobedience causes danger to human life, health or safety, etc. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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-cognizable Ditto Ditto
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 both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
Giving or fabricating false evidence in any other case. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
194 Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to cause any person to be convicted of capital offence. Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Non-Bailable Court of Session.
If innocent person be thereby convicted and executed. Death, or as above Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
196 Using in a judicial proceeding evidence known to be false or fabricated. Ditto Ditto 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. Ditto Ditto Bailable Court by which offence of giving false evidence is triable.
198 Using as a true certificate one known to be false in a material point. The same as for giving or fabricating false evidence. Non-cognizable Bailable Court by which the offence is triable.
199 False statement made in any declaration which is by law receivable as evidence. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
200 Using as true any such declaration known to be false. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
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 dis-appearance of evidence is caused is cognizable or Non-cognizable. Ditto Court of Session.
If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Non-cognizable Ditto Magistrate 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. Ditto Ditto Court by which the 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. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
203 Giving false information respecting an offence committed. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
204 Secreting or destroying any document to prevent its production as evidence. Ditto Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
205 False personation for the purpose of any act or proceeding in a suit or criminal prosecution, or for becoming bail or security. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Any 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
208 Fraudulently suffering a decree to pass for a sum not due, or suffering decree to be executed after it has been satisfied. Ditto Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
209 False claim in a Court of Justice Imprisonment for 2 years and fine. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
211 False charge of offence made with intent to injure. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
If offence charged be punishable with imprisonment for 7 years or upwards Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If offence charged be capital or punishable with imprisonment for life. Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
212 Harbouring an offender, if the offence be capital. Imprisonment for 5 years and fine. Cognizable Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto  Ditto
213 Taking gift etc., to screen an offender from punishment if the offence be capital. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
214 Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offender if the offence be capital. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto
If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years. Imprisonment for a quarter of the longest term, pro-vided for the off-ence, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
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. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years. Imprisonment for 3 years with or without fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
216A Harbouring robbers or dacoits. Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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-cognizable Ditto Any 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. Cognizable Ditto Magistrate 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-cognizable Ditto Ditto
220 Commitment for trial or confinement by a person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law. Ditto Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
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 cognizable or non-cognizable. Ditto Ditto
If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years. Imprisonment for 3 years with or without fine. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years. Imprisonment for 2 years with or without fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Non-bailable Court of Session.
If under sentence of imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years, or upwards. Imprisonment for 7 years, with or without fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
If under sentence of imprisonment for less than 10 years or lawfully committed to custody. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Ditto
223 Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant. Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Ditto Any Magistrate.
224 Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
225 Resistance or obstruction to the lawful apprehension of any person, or rescuing him from lawful custody. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
If charged with an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
If charged with a capital offence. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If the person is sentenced to imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, or upwards. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If under sentence of death Imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
225A Omission to apprehend, or sufferance 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-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
(b) In case of negligent omission or sufferance. Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
225B Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
227 Violation of condition of remission of punishment. Punishment of original sentence, or if part of the punishment has been undergone, the residue. Cognizable Non-bailable The Court by which the original offence was triable.
228 Intentional insult or interruption to a public servant sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding. Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable The Court in which the offence is committed subject to the provisions of Chapter XXVI.
[7][ 228A  Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences, etc. Imprisonment for two years and fine. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
Printing or publication of a proceeding without prior permission of Court. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.]
229 Personation of a juror or assessor. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
CHAPTER XII—OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS
231 Counterfeiting, or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting coin. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate 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. Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
233 Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting coin. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
234 Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting coin. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
235 Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate for the first class.
If Indian coin. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
237 Import or export of counterfeit coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate 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. Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
239 Having any counterfeit coin known to be such when it came into possession, and delivering, etc., the same to any person. Imprisonment for 5 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
240 Same  with  respect  to Indian coin. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Court 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. Ditto Ditto Any 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. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
244 Person employed in a Mint causing coin to be of a different weight or composition from that fixed by law. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
245 Unlawfully taking from a Mint any coining instrument. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
246 Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of any coin. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
247 Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of Indian coin. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
250 Delivery to another of coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered. Imprisonment for 5 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
251 Delivery of Indian coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Court 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. Ditto Ditto Magistrate 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
254 Delivery to another of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered. Imprisonment for 2 years or fine, or 10 times the value of the coin. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
255 Counterfeiting a Government stamp. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
256 Having possession of an instrument or material for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
257 Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
258 Sale of counterfeit Government stamp. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
259 Having possession of a counterfeit Government stamp. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
260 Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit. Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto.
262 Using a Government stamp known to have been before used. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
263 Erasure of mark denoting that stamps have been used. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
263A Fictitious stamps Fine of 200 rupees Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
CHAPTER XIII—OFFENCES RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
264 Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
265 Fraudulent use of false weight or measure. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
266 Being in possession of false weights or measures for fraudulent use. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
267 Making or selling false weights or measures for fraudulent use. Ditto Cognizable Non-bailable Ditto.
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. Cognizable Bailable Any 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
271 Knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
[8]272 Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of Rs. 1,000 or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
273 Selling any food or drink and food as and drink, knowing the same to be noxious. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
274 Adulterating any drug or medical preparation intended for sale so as to lesson its efficacy, or to change its operation, or to make it noxious. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
275 Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
276 Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
277 Defiling the water of a public spring or reservoir. Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine, of 500 rupees, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto.
278 Making atmosphere noxious to health. Fine of 500 rupees Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
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 1,000 rupees, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
280 Navigating any vessel so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
281 Exhibition of a false light, mark or buoy. Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate 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 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate
283 Causing danger, obstruction or, injury in any public way or line of navigation. Fine of 200 rupees. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
284 Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life, etc. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, of 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
285 Dealing with fire or any combustible matter so as to endanger human life, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
286 So dealing with any explosive substance. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
287 So dealing with any machinery. Ditto Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
290 Committing a public nuisance. Fine of Rs. 200 rupees. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
291 Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue. Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto.
[9]292 Sale, etc. of obscene books, etc. On first conviction, with imprisonment for 2 years, and with fine of 2,000 rupees, and, in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for five years, and with fine 5,000 rupees. Ditto Ditto Ditto
293 Sale, etc., of obscene objects to young persons. On first conviction, with imprisonment for 3 years, and with fine of 2,000 rupees, and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for 7 years, and with fine of 5,000 rupees. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
294 Obscene songs Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
294A Keeping a lottery office Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
Publishing proposals relating to lotteries. Fine of 1,000 rupees Ditto Ditto Ditto.
CHAPTER XV—OFFENCES RELATING TO RELIGION
295 Destroying, damaging or defiling a place of worship on sacred object with intent to insult the religion of any class of persons. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Non-Bailable Any Magistrate.
295A Maliciously insulting the religion or the religious beliefs of any class. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
296 Causing a disturbance to an assembly engaged in religious worship. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Any Magistrate.
297 Trespassing in place of worship or sculpture, disturbing funeral with intention to wound the feelings or to insult the religion of any person, or offering indignity to a human corpse. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
298 Uttering any word or making any sound in the hearing or making any gesture, or placing any object in the sight of any person, with intention to wound his religious feeling. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
CHAPTER XVI—OFFENCES AFFECTING THE HUMAN BODY
302 Murder Death, or imprisonment for life, and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
303 Murder by a person under sentence of imprisonment for life Death Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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 imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of Session.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
304A Causing death by rash or negligent act. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
[10][304B  Dowry death Imprisonment of not less than seven years but which may extend to imprisonment for life. Ditto Non-bailable Court of Session.]
305 Abetment of suicide committed by child, or insane or delerious person or an idiot, or a person intoxicated. Death, or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
306 Abetting the commission of suicide. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
307 Attempt to murder Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
If such act causes hurt to any person. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
Attempt by life-convict to murder, if hurt is caused. Death, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
308 Attempt to commit culpable homicide. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If such act causes hurt to any person. Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
309 Attempt to commit suicide. Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Any Magistrate.
311 Being a thug Imprisonment for life and fine. Ditto Non-bailable Court of Session.
312 Causing miscarriage Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
If the woman be quick with child. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
313 Causing miscarriage without woman’s consent. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
314 Death caused by an act done with intent to cause miscarriage. Imprisonment for 10 years, or fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
If act done without woman’s consent Imprisonment for life, or as above. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
316 Causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
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 both. Ditto Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
318 Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
323 Voluntarily causing hurt. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Ditto Any Magistrate
324 Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto.
325 Voluntarily causing grievous hurt. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
326 Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
327 Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property or a valuable security, or to constrain to do anything which is illegal or which may facilitate the commission of an offence. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
328 Administering stupefying drug with intent to cause hurt, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
329 Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property or a valuable security, or to constrain to do anything which is illegal, or which may facilitate the commission of an offence. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
330 Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession or information, or to compel restoration for property, etc. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
331 Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession or information or to compel restoration of property, etc. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Non-bailable Court of Session.
332 Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
333 Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable 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-cognizable Bailable Any 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 2,000 rupees, or both. Cognizable Ditto Magistrate 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. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
337 Causing hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc. Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
338 Causing grievous hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
341 Wrongfully restraining any person. Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
342 Wrongfully confining any person. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
343 Wrongfully confining for three or more days. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
344 Wrongfully confining for 10 or more days. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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 section. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
346 Wrongful confinement in secret. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
347 Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting property, or constraining to an illegal act, etc. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
348 Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting confession or information, or of compelling restoration of property, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
352 Assault or use of criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation. Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
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. Cognizable Ditto Ditto.
[11]354 Assault or use of criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her modesty. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
355 Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour a person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
356 Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property worn or carried by a person. Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto
357 Assault or use of criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both Ditto Ditto Ditto
358 Assault or use of criminal force on grave and sudden provocation. Simple imprisonment for one month, or fine of 200 Rs. or both Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto
[12]363 Kidnapping Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class
363A Kidnapping or obtaining the custody of a minor in order that such minor may be employed or used for purposes of begging. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Non-cognizable Non-bailable Ditto
Maiming a minor in order that such minor may be employed or used for purposes of begging. Imprisonment for life and fine. Ditto Ditto Court of Session
364 Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder. Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
[13][364A Kidnapping for ransom, etc. Death, or imprisonment for life and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto]
365 Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine a person. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class
366 Kidnapping or abducting a woman to compel her marriage or to cause her defilement etc. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Ditto Court of Session
366A Procuration of minor girl Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session
366B Importation of girl from foreign country. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
367 Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject a person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
368 Concealing or keeping in confinement a kidnapped person. Punishment for kidnapping or abduction. Ditto Ditto Court 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 Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class
370 Buying or disposing of any person as a slave. Ditto Non-cognizable Bailable Ditto
371 Habitual dealing in slaves. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session
372 Selling or letting to hire a minor for purposes of prostitution, etc. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto
373 Buying or obtaining possession of a minor for the same purposes. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
374 Unlawful compulsory labour Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Any Magistrate.
[14][376 Rape Imprisonment for life or imprisonment for ten years and fine. Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of Session.
Intercourse by a man with his wife not being under twelve years of age. Imprisonment for two years or fine or both. Non cognizable Bailable Ditto.
376A Intercourse by a man with his wife during separation. Imprisonment for two years and fine. Ditto Ditto. Ditto.
376B Intercourse by public servant with woman in his custody. Imprisonment for five years and fine. Cognizable (but no arrest shall be made without a warrant or without an order of a Magistrate) Ditto Ditto.
376C Intercourse by superintendent of jail, remand home, etc. Imprisonment for five years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
376D Intercourse by manager, etc. of a hospital with any woman in that hospital. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
377 Unnatural offences Imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years and fine Cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
CHAPTER XVII—OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY
379 Theft Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Non-Bailable Any Magistrate.
380 Theft in a building, tent or vessel Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
381 Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master or employer. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
382 Theft, after preparation having been made for causing death, or hurt, or restraint, or fear or 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. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
384 Extortion Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
385 Putting or attempting to put in fear of injury, in order to commit extortion. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Ditto.
386 Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
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 fine. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
If the offence be an unnatural offence. Imprisonment for life Ditto Ditto Ditto.
392 Robbery Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto.
If committed on the high way between sunset and sunrise. Rigorous imprisonment for 14 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
393 Attempt to commit robbery. Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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 fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
395 Dacoity Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
396 Murder in dacoity Death, imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
397 Robbery or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt. Rigorous imprisonment for not less than 7 years. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
398 Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
399 Making preparation to commit dacoity. Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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 fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
401 Belonging to a wandering gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing thefts. Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
402 Being one of five or more persons assembled for the purpose of committing dacoity. Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Non-Bailable Court 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-cognizable Bailable Any 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. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
If by clerk or person employed by deceased. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
406 Criminal breach of trust. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine, or both. Cognizable Non-bailable Ditto.
407 Criminal breach of trust by a carrier, wharfinger, etc. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
408 Criminal breach of trust by a clerk or servant. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
411 Dishonestly receiving stolen property knowing it to be stolen. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
412 Dishonestly receiving stolen property, knowing that it was obtained by dacoity. Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
413 Habitually dealing in stolen property. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
414 Assisting in concealment or disposal of stolen property, knowing it to be stolen. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate
417 Cheating Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Ditto.
418 Cheating a person whose interest the offender was bound, either by law or by legal contract, to protect. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
419 Cheating by personation Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
421 Fraudulent removal or concealment of property, etc., to prevent distribution among creditors. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
422 Fraudulently preventing from being made available for his creditors a debt or demand due to the offender. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
423 Fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing a false statement of consideration. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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 entitled. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
426 Mischief Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
427 Mischief, and thereby causing damage to the amount of 50 rupees or upwards. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
428 Mischief by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering unless any animal of the value of 10 rupees or upwards. Ditto Ditto Cognizable Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
430 Mischief by causing diminution of supply of water for agricultural purposes, etc. Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
431 Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, navigable river, or navigable channel, and rendering  it impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property. Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
432 Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
433 Mischief by destroying or moving or rendering less useful a lighthouse or seamark, or by exhibiting false lights. Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
434 Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a landmark fixed by public authority. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Ditto Any 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. Cognizable Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
436 Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy a house, etc. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Non-bailable Court 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. Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of Session.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
439 Running vessel ashore with intent to commit theft, etc. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
440 Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death, or hurt, etc. Imprisonment for 5 years and fine. Ditto Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
447 Criminal trespass Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. Ditto Bailable Any Magistrate.
448 House-trespass Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine of 1000 Rs. or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
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. Ditto Non-Bailable Court of Session.
450 House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment for life. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
451 House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment. Imprisonment for 2 years and fine. Ditto Bailable Any Magistrate.
If the offence is theft. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto.
452 House-trespass, having made preparation for causing hurt, assault, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
453 Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking. Imprisonment for 2 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
454 Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
If the offence be theft Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
455 Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation made for causing hurt, assault, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
456 Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night. Imprisonment for 3 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Any 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. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
If the offence is theft. Imprisonment for 14 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
458 Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night, after preparation made for causing hurt, etc. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
459 Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Court 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto
461 Dishonestly breaking open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property. Imprisonment for 2 years or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any 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. Ditto Bailable Ditto.
CHAPTER XVIII—OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS
465 Forgery Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate 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. Non-cognizable Non-Bailable Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
When the valuable security is a promissory note of the Central Government. Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto.
468 Forgery for the purpose of cheating Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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 fine. Ditto Bailable Ditto.
471 Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged. Punishment for forgery of such document. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
When the forged document is a promissory note of the Central Government. Punishment for forgery of such document. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
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, place, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
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. Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
475 Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents described in Section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto.
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. Non-cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate of the fist class.
477A Falsification of accounts. Imprisonment for 7 years or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Ditto.
482 Using a false property mark with intent to deceive or injure any person. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
483 Counterfeiting a property mark used by another, with intent to cause damage or injury. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
485 Fraudulently making or having possession of any die, plate or other instrument for counterfeiting any public or private property mark. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto
486 Knowingly selling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Any 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. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
488 Making use of any such false mark. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
489 Removing, destroying or defacing property mark with intent to cause injury. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
489A Counterfeiting currency notes or bank-notes. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session.
489B Using as genuine forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto.
489C Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes. Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both. Ditto Bailable Court of Session.
489D 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. Ditto Non-bailable Ditto.
489E Making or using documents resembling currency-notes or bank-notes. Fine of 100 rupees. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
490 On refusal to disclose the name and address of the printer. Fine of 200 rupees. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
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-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
CHAPTER XX—OFFENCES RELATING TO MARRIAGE
493 A man by deceit causing a woman not lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Non-cognizable Non-bailable Magistrate of the first class.
[15]494 Marrying again during the life time of a husband or wife. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Ditto Bailable Ditto.
[16]495 Same offence with concealment of the former marriage from the person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
[17]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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
[18]497 Adultery Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
498 Enticing or taking away or detaining with a criminal intent a married woman. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
[19][CHAPTER XXA—OF CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND
498A Punishment for subjecting a married woman to cruelty. Imprisonment for three years and fine. Cognizable if information relating to the commission of the offence is given to an office 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 relative by any public servant belonging to such class or category 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-cognizable Bailable Court of Session.
Defamation in any other case. Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both Non-cognizable Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
501(a) Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory against the President or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State or Administrator of Union Territory of a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor. Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of Session
 (b) Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory, in any other case. Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
502(a) Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing to it 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. Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of Session.
(b) Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing to it contain such matter in any other case. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto
CHAPTER XXII—CRIMINAL INTIMIDATIONS, INSULT AND ANNOYANCE
504 Insult intended to provoke breach of the peace. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate.
505 False statement, rumour, etc., circulated with intent to cause mutiny or offence against the public peace. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Non-Bailable Any Magistrate
False statement, rumour, etc., with intent to create enmity, hatred or ill will between different classes. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both. Cognizable Ditto Ditto
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
[20]506 Criminal intimidation Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Ditto.
If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc. Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both. Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the first class.
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. Ditto Ditto Ditto.
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. Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate.
509 Uttering any word or making any gesture intended to insult the modesty of a woman, etc. Simple imprison-ment for 1 year, or fine, or both. Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
510 Appearing in a public place, etc., in a state of intoxication, and causing annoyance to any person. Simple imprison-ment for 24 hours, or fine or 10 rupees, or both. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto.
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 imprison-ment not exceeding half of the longest term, pro-vided for the off-ence, or fine, or both. According as the offence is cognizable or non-cognizable. According as the offence attempted by the offender is bailable or not. The court by which the offence attempted is triable.

II—CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE AGAINST OTHER LAWS

Offence

Cognizable or non-cognizable Bailable or non-bailable By what
Court triable
If punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for more than 7 years. Cognizable Non-bailable Court of Session
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 3 years or with fine only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate

n-cognizable’ the words ‘cognizable’ substituted and in column 5 for the word ‘bailable’ the words ‘non-bailable’ substituted. [vide Notification No. 777/VIII9-4(2)87 dated 31.2.1989]

 

 

[1] Section 161 to 165A repealed by Act No. 49 of 1988. Sec. 31

[2] Section 161 to 165A repealed by Act No. 49 of 1988. Sec. 31

[3] Section 161 to 165A repealed by Act No. 49 of 1988. Sec. 31

[4]  Section 161 to 165A repealed by Act No. 49 of 1988, Sec. 31

[5] Section 161 to 165A repealed by Act No. 49 of 1988. Sec. 31

[6] Section 161 to 165A repealed by Act No. 49 of 1988. Sec. 31

[7]  Ins. by Act No. 43 of 1983, Sec. 5 (a).

[8] Uttar Predesh—For the existing entries against above sections the following substituted [Vide U.P. Act No. 47 of 1993]

 

Section Offence Punishable Cognizable or non-cognizable Bailable or non-bailable By what Court triable
 

272

 

Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious.

 

Imprisonment for life, with or without fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of session

 

273

 

Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

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.

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

275

 

Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary and drugs or medical preparation known to have been adulterated.

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

276

 

Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

Ditto

 

[9]

West Bengal—Same as in Uttar Pradesh. [Vide West Bengal Act No. 34 of 1974]

 

Tamil Nadu—For the existing entries against Section 292A and 293 the following substituted.  [Vide Tamil Nadu Act No. 30 of 1984]

Section Offence Punishment Cognizable or non-cognizable Bailable or non-bailable By what Court trial
292A 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-cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate
293 Sale, etc. of absences objects to young persons. On first conviction with imprisonment for 3 years, and fine of 2,000 rupees and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with Imprisonment for 7 years, and with fine of 5,000 rupees Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate

 

[10]   Ins. by Act No. 43 of 1986, Sec. 11 (w.e.f. 19-11-1986).

[11]

Andhra Pradesh—For entries against section 354 and 355 the following substituted [Vide A.P. Act No. 3 of 1992]

 

Section Offence punishment Punishment Cognizable or non-cognizable Bailable or non bailable By what Court triable
354

 

 

 

 

Assault or use of criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her modesty Imprisonment for 7 years and fine. Cognizable Non-bailable Court Court of Session
355 Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour a person, otherwise than on grave sudden provocation. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both Non-cognizable Bailable Any magistrate

 

[12]

Uttar Pradesh—For entries against section 363 in column 5 for the words ‘Bailable’ the words Non-bailable’ substituted                                    [U.P. Act No. 1 of 1984.]

[U.P. Act No. 1 of 1984.]

Section Offence Punishment Cognizable or non-cognizable Bailable or non-bailable By what Court triable
363A Kidnapping or obtaining the custody or a minor in order that such monor may be employed or used for purposes of begging.  Maiming a minor may be employed or used for purposes of begging. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.
Imprisonment for life and fine.
Cognizable
Ditto
Non-bailable Ditto Magistrate of the first class.
Court of Secssion.

[13]. Ins. by Act No. 42 1993, Sec. 4 (w.e.f. 22-5-1993).

[14]. Subs. by Act No. 43 of 1983, Sec. 5, for the entries relating to Section 376.

[15] Section 494

Andhra Pradesh—Against the entries relating to section 494 in column 4 for the words ‘non-cognizable’ the words ‘cognizable’ substituted and in column 5 for the words ‘bailable’ the words ‘non-bailable’ substituted. [vide A.P. Act No. 3 of 1992]
[16]

Section 495

Andhra Pradesh—Against the tries relating to section 495 in column 4 for the words ‘non-cognizable’ the words ‘cognizable’ substituted and in column 5 for the words ‘bailable’ the words ‘non-bailable’ substituted.           [vide A.P. Act No. 3 of 1992]

[17] Section 496

Andhra Pradesh—Against the entries relating to section 496 in column 4 for the words ‘non-cognizable’ the words ‘cognizable’ substituted and in column 5 for the words ‘bailable’ the words ‘non-bailable’ substituted.  [vide A.P. Act No. 3 of 1992]
[18] Section 497

Abdhra Pradesh—Against entries relating to section 497 in column 4 for the words ‘non-cognizable’ the words ‘cognizable’ substituted and in column 5 for the words ‘bailable’ the wrids ‘non-bailable’ substituted.             [vide A.P. Act No. 3 of 1992]

[19]. Ins. by Act No. 46 of 1983, Sec. 6.

[20] Section 506

Uttat Pradesh—Againt entires relating to section 506 in column 4 for the words ‘no

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