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Indian Penal Code (Section 268-511) 1860

Indian Penal Code (Section 268-511)

CHAPTER XIV – OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE, DECENCYAND MORALS (S. 268-294A)

Section 268 Indian Penal CodePublic nuisance.

Section 269 Indian Penal CodeNegligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life.

Section 270 Indian Penal Code. Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life.

Section 271 Indian Penal CodeDisobedience to quarantine rule.

Section 272 Indian Penal Code. Adulteration of food or drink intended for sale.

Section 273 Indian Penal CodeSale of noxious food or drink.

Section 274 Indian Penal CodeAdulteration of drugs.

Section 275 Indian Penal CodeSale of adulterated drugs.

Section 276 Indian Penal Code. Sale of drug as a different drug or preparation

Section 277 Indian Penal CodeFouling water of public spring or reservoir.

Section 278 Indian Penal CodeMaking atmosphere noxious to health.

Section 279 Indian Penal CodeRash driving or riding on a public way.

Section 280 Indian Penal Code. Rash navigation of vessel.

Section 281 Indian Penal CodeExhibition of false light, mark or buoy

Section 282 Indian Penal CodeConveying person by water for hire in unsafe or overloaded vessel.

Section 283 Indian Penal Code. Danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation.

Section 284 Indian Penal CodeNegligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance.

Section 285 Indian Penal CodeNegligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter.

Section 286 Indian Penal CodeNegligent conduct with respect to explosive substance.

Section 287 Indian Penal CodeNegligent conduct with respect to machinery.

Section 288 Indian Penal CodeNegligent conduct with respect to pulling down or repairing buildings.

Section 289 Indian Penal CodeNegligent conduct with respect to animal.

Section 290 Indian Penal Code Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for.

Section 291 Indian Penal CodeContinuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue.

Section 292 Indian Penal CodeSale, etc., of obscene books, etc.

Section 293 Indian Penal CodeSale, etc., of obscene objects to young person

Section 294 Indian Penal CodeObscene acts and songs.

Section 294A Indian Penal CodeKeeping lottery office.

CHAPTER XV – OF OFFENCESRELATING TO RELIGION (S. 295-298)

Section 295 Indian Penal CodeInjuring or defiling place of work ship, with intent to insult the religion of any class.

Section 295A Indian Penal CodeDeliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs.

Section 296 Indian Penal CodeDisturbing religious assembly

Section 297 Indian Penal CodeTrespassing on burial places, etc

Section 298 Indian Penal Code Uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings.

CHAPTER XVI – OF OFFENCESAFFECTINGTHE HUMAN BODY (S. 299-377)

Of offences affecting life

Section 299 Indian Penal CodeCulpable homicide

Section 300 Indian Penal CodeMurder.
When culpable homicide is not murder.

Section 301 Indian Penal Code Culpable homicide by causing death of person other than person whose death was intended

Section 302 Indian Penal CodePunishment for murder.

Section 303 Indian Penal CodePunishment for murder by life-convict.

Section 304 Indian Penal CodePunishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

Section 304A Indian Penal CodeCausing death by negligence.

Section 304B Indian Penal CodeDowry death.

Section 305 Indian Penal CodeAbetment of suicide of child or insane person.

Section 306 Indian Penal CodeAbetment of suicide.

Section 307 Indian Penal CodeAttempt to murder.
Attempts by life-convicts

Section 308 Indian Penal CodeAttempt to commit culpable homicide.

Section 309 Indian Penal CodeAttempt to commit suicide.

Section 310 Indian Penal CodeThug

Section 311 Indian Penal CodePunishment

Of the causing of Miscarriage, of Injuries to unborn Children, of the Exposure of Infants, and of the concealment of Births

Section 312 Indian Penal CodeCausing miscarriage.

Section 313 Indian Penal CodeCausing miscarriage without woman’s consent.

Section 314 Indian Penal CodeDeath caused by act done with intent to cause miscarriage. if act done without woman’s consent.

Section 315 Indian Penal Code Act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth

Section 316 Indian Penal CodeCausing death of quick unborn child by act amounting to culpable homicide

Section 317 Indian Penal CodeExposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it.

Section 318 Indian Penal Code Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body.

Of Hurt

Section 319 Indian Penal CodeHurt

Section 320 Indian Penal CodeGrievous hurt

Section 321 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing hurt.

Section 322 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing grievous hurt.

Section 323 Indian Penal CodePunishment for voluntarily causing hurt.

Section 324 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means.

Section 325 Indian Penal CodePunishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt.

Section 326 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means.

Section 326A Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc.

Section 326B Indian Penal Code Voluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid.

See also  Section 185 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 327 Indian Penal Code Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act.

Section 328 Indian Penal Code. Causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence

Section 329 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act.

Section 330 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property.

Section 331 Indian Penal Code Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property.

Section 332 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty

Section 333 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty.

Section 334 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing hurt on provocation.

Section 335 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing grievous hurt on provocation.

Section 336 Indian Penal CodeAct endangering life or personal safety of others

Section 337 Indian Penal CodeCausing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others

Section 338 Indian Penal Code . Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others.

Of wrongful restraint and wrongful confinement

Section 339 Indian Penal CodeWrongful restraint

Section 340 Indian Penal CodeWrongful confinement

Section 341 Indian Penal CodePunishment for wrongful restraint.

Section 342 Indian Penal CodePunishment for wrongful confinement

Section 343 Indian Penal CodeWrongful confinement for three or more days.

Section 344 Indian Penal CodeWrongful confinement for ten or more days

Section 345 Indian Penal CodeWrongful confinement of person for whose liberation writ has been issued.

Section 346 Indian Penal CodeWrongful confinement in secret.

Section 347 Indian Penal CodeWrongful confinement to extort property, or constrain to illegal act

Section 348 Indian Penal CodeWrongful confinement to extort confession, or compel restoration of property

Of Criminal Force and Assault

Section 349 Indian Penal CodeForce

Section 350 Indian Penal CodeCriminal force.

Section 351 Indian Penal CodeAssault.

Section 352 Indian Penal CodePunishment for assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation.

Section 353 Indian Penal CodeAssault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty.

Section 354 Indian Penal CodeAssault of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty.

Section 354A Indian Penal CodeSexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment.

Section 354B Indian Penal CodeAssault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe.

Section 354C Indian Penal CodeVoyeurism.

Section 354D Indian Penal CodeStalking.

Section 355 Indian Penal CodeAssault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation.

Section 356 Indian Penal CodeAssault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person.

Section 357 Indian Penal CodeAssault or criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person.

Section 358 Indian Penal CodeAssault or criminal force on grave provocation.

Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labour

Section 359 Indian Penal CodeKidnapping.

Section 360 Indian Penal Code Kidnapping from India

Section 361 Indian Penal CodeKidnapping from lawful guardianship.

Section 362 Indian Penal CodeAbduction.

Section 363 Indian Penal CodePunishment for kidnapping

Section 363A Indian Penal CodeKidnapping or maiming a minor for purposes of begging

Section 364 Indian Penal CodeKidnapping or abducting in order to murder.

Section 364A Indian Penal CodeKidnapping for ransom, etc.

Section 365 Indian Penal Code Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person.

Section 366 Indian Penal CodeKidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage, etc.

Section 366A Indian Penal CodeProcuration of minor girl.

Section 366B Indian Penal Code Importation of girl from foreign country

Section 367 Indian Penal CodeKidnapping or abducting in order to subject person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc.

Section 368 Indian Penal CodeWrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement, kidnapped or abducted person.

Section 369 Indian Penal CodeKidnapping or abducting child under ten years with intent to steal from its person.

Section 370 Indian Penal CodeTrafficking of person

Section 370A Indian Penal CodeExploitation of a trafficked person

Section 371 Indian Penal CodeHabitual dealing in slaves.

Section 372 Indian Penal Code. Selling minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.

Section 373 Indian Penal CodeBuying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.

Section 374 Indian Penal CodeUnlawful compulsory labour.

Sexual offences

Section 375 Indian Penal CodeRape.

Section 376 Indian Penal CodePunishment for rape.

Section 376A Indian Penal CodePunishment for causing death or resulting in persistent vegetative state of victim.

Section 376AB Indian Penal CodePunishment for rape on woman under twelve years of age.

Section 376B Indian Penal CodeSexual intercourse by husband upon his wife during separation.

Section 376C Indian Penal CodeSexual intercourse by a person in authority.

Section 376D Indian Penal CodeGang rape.

Section 376DA Indian Penal CodePunishment for gang rape on woman under sixteen years of age.

Section 376DB Indian Penal CodePunishment for gang rape on woman under twelve years of age.

Section 376E Indian Penal CodePunishment for repeat offenders.

Of Unnatural offences

Section 377 Indian Penal CodeUnnatural offences

CHAPTER XVII – OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY (S. 378-462)

Of Theft

Section 378 Indian Penal CodeTheft

Section 379 Indian Penal CodePunishment for theft.

Section 380 Indian Penal CodeTheft in dwelling house, etc.

Section 381 Indian Penal Code Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master

Section 382 Indian Penal CodeTheft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of the theft.

Of Extortion

Section 383 Indian Penal Code. Extortion.

Section 384 Indian Penal CodePunishment for extortion

Section 385 Indian Penal CodePutting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion

See also  Section 187 Indian Contract Act 1872 (Definitions of express and implied authority)

Section 386 Indian Penal CodeExtortion by putting a person in fear of death on grievous hurt.

Section 387 Indian Penal CodePutting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion

Section 388 Indian Penal CodeExtortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, etc.

Section 389 Indian Penal CodePutting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion.

Of Robbery and Dacoity

Section 390 Indian Penal CodeRobbery.
When theft is robbery.
When extortion is robbery.

Section 391 Indian Penal CodeDacoity

Section 392 Indian Penal CodePunishment for robbery.

Section 393 Indian Penal CodeAttempt to commit robbery.

Section 394 Indian Penal CodeVoluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery

Section 395 Indian Penal CodePunishment for dacoity.

Section 396 Indian Penal CodeDacoity with murder.

Section 397 Indian Penal CodeRobbery, or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt

Section 398 Indian Penal CodeAttempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon.

Section 399 Indian Penal CodeMaking preparation to commit dacoity.

Section 400 Indian Penal CodePunishment for belonging to gang of dacoits

Section 401 Indian Penal CodePunishment for belonging to gang of thieves.

Section 402 Indian Penal CodeAssembling for purpose of committing dacoity.

Of Criminal Misappropriation of Property

Section 403 Indian Penal CodeDishonest misappropriation of property.

Section 404 Indian Penal CodeDishonest misappropriation of property possessed by deceased person at the time of his death

Of Criminal Breach of Trust

Section 405 Indian Penal Code . Criminal breach of trust

Section 406 Indian Penal CodePunishment for criminal breach of trust.

Section 407 Indian Penal CodeCriminal breach of trust by carrier, etc.

Section 408 Indian Penal CodeCriminal breach of trust by clerk or servant.

Section 409 Indian Penal Code. Criminal breach of trust by public, servant. or by banker, merchant or agent.

Of the Receiving of Stolen Property

Section 410 Indian Penal Code Stolen property

Section 411 Indian Penal CodeDishonestly receiving stolen property

Section 412 Indian Penal CodeDishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity.

Section 413 Indian Penal CodeHabitually dealing in stolen property

Section 414 Indian Penal CodeAssisting in concealment of stolen property

Of Cheating

Section 415 Indian Penal CodeCheating.

Section 416 Indian Penal CodeCheating by personation

Section 417 Indian Penal CodePunishment for cheating

Section 418 Indian Penal CodeCheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may ensue to person whose interest offender is bound to protect

Section 419 Indian Penal Code Punishment for cheating by personation.

Section 420 Indian Penal Code Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property

Of Fraudulent Deeds and Dispositions of Property

Section 421 Indian Penal CodeDishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditor.

Section 422 Indian Penal CodeDishonestly or fraudulently preventing debt being available for creditors.

Section 423 Indian Penal CodeDishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of consideration.

Section 424 Indian Penal CodeDishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property.

Of Mischief

Section 425 Indian Penal CodeMischief

Section 426 Indian Penal CodePunishment for mischief

Section 427 Indian Penal CodeMischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees.

Section 428 Indian Penal CodeMischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten rupees.

Section 429 Indian Penal CodeMischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty rupees.

Section 430 Indian Penal CodeMischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water.

Section 431 Indian Penal CodeMischief by injury to public road, bridge, river or channel.

Section 432 Indian Penal CodeMischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage.

Section 433 Indian Penal CodeMischief by destroying, moving or rendering less useful a light-house or sea-mark.

Section 434 Indian Penal CodeMischief by destroying or moving, etc., a land-mark fixed by public authority.

Section 435 Indian Penal CodeMischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of one hundred or (in case of agricultural produce ) ten rupees.

Section 436 Indian Penal CodeMischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc.

Section 437 Indian Penal CodeMischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or one of twenty tons burden.

Section 438 Indian Penal CodePunishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance.

Section 439 Indian Penal CodePunishment for intentionally running vessel agroun, or ashore with intent to commit theft, etc

Section 440 Indian Penal CodeMischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt.

Of Criminal Trespass

Section 441 Indian Penal CodeCriminal trespass

Section 442 Indian Penal CodeHouse-trespass.

Section 443 Indian Penal Code. Lurking house-trespass

Section 444 Indian Penal CodeLurking house-trespass by night

Section 445 Indian Penal Code House-breaking

Section 446 Indian Penal CodeHouse-breaking by night.

Section 447 Indian Penal CodePunishment for criminal trespass

Section 448 Indian Penal CodePunishment for house-trespass

Section 449 Indian Penal CodeHouse-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with death.

Section 450 Indian Penal CodeHouse-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment for life.

Section 451 Indian Penal CodeHouse-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment.

Section 452 Indian Penal CodeHouse-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint.

Section 453 Indian Penal CodePunishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking.

Section 454 Indian Penal CodeLurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment.

Section 455 Indian Penal CodeLurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint.

See also  Section 402 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 456 Indian Penal CodePunishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night.

Section 457 Indian Penal CodeLurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment.

Section 458 Indian Penal CodeLurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night after preparation for hurt, assault, or wrongful restraint.

Section 459 Indian Penal CodeGrievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking

Section 460 Indian Penal CodeAll persons jointly concerned in lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night punishable where death or grievous
hurt caused by one of them

Section 461 Indian Penal CodeDishonestly breaking open receptacle containing property

Section 462 Indian Penal CodePunishment for same offence when committed by person entrusted with custody

CHAPTER XVIII – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS (S. 463-489E)

Section 463 Indian Penal CodeForgery.

Section 464 Indian Penal CodeMaking a false document

Section 465 Indian Penal CodePunishment for forgery.

Section 466 Indian Penal CodeForgery of record of Court or of public register, etc.

Section 467 Indian Penal CodeForgery of valuable security, will, etc.

Section 468 Indian Penal CodeForgery for purpose of cheating.

Section 469 Indian Penal CodeForgery for purpose of harming reputation.

Section 470 Indian Penal CodeForged document.

Section 471 Indian Penal CodeUsing as genuine a forged document or electronic record

Section 472 Indian Penal CodeMaking or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable under section 467.

Section 473 Indian Penal CodeMaking or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable otherwise.

Section 474 Indian Penal CodeHaving possession of document described in section 466 or 467, knowing it to be forged and intending to use it as genuine.

Section 475 Indian Penal Code Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit
marked material.

Section 476 Indian Penal CodeCounterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material.

Section 477 Indian Penal CodeFraudulent cancellation, destruction, etc., of will, authority to adopt, or valuable security

Section 477A Indian Penal CodeFalsification of accounts

Of Property and Other Marks

Section 478 Indian Penal Code – [Repealed.]

Section 479 Indian Penal CodeProperty mark.

Section 480 Indian Penal Code – [Repealed.]

Section 481 Indian Penal CodeUsing a false property mark.

Section 482 Indian Penal CodePunishment for using a false property mark.

Section 483 Indian Penal CodeCounterfeiting a property mark used by another.

Section 484 Indian Penal CodeCounterfeiting a mark used by a public servant

Section 485 Indian Penal CodeMaking or possession of any instrument for counterfeiting a property mark.

Section 486 Indian Penal CodeSelling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark

Section 487 Indian Penal CodeMaking a false mark upon any receptacle containing goods.

Section 488 Indian Penal CodePunishment for making use of any such false mark.

Section 489 Indian Penal CodeTampering with property mark with intent to cause injury.

Of Currency-Notes and Bank-Notes

Section 489A Indian Penal CodeCounterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes.

Section 489B Indian Penal CodeUsing as genuine, forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes

Section 489C Indian Penal CodePossession of forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank-notes

Section 489D Indian Penal CodeMaking or possessing instruments or materials for forging or counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes.

Section 489E Indian Penal CodeMaking or using documents resembling currency-notes or bank-notes.

CHAPTER XIX – OF THE CRIMINAL BREACH OF CONTRACTS OF SERVICE (S. 490-492)

Section 490 Indian Penal Code – . [Repealed.].

Section 491 Indian Penal CodeBreach of contract to attend on and supply wants of helpless person.

Section 492 Indian Penal Code – . [Repealed.].

CHAPTER XX – OF OFFENCES RELATINGTO MARRIAGE (S. 493-498)

Section 493 Indian Penal CodeCohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage

Section 494 Indian Penal CodeMarrying again during life-time of husband or wife.

Section 495 Indian Penal CodeSame offence with concealment of former marriage from person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted

Section 496 Indian Penal CodeMarriage ceremony fraudulently gone through without lawful marriage.

Section 497 Indian Penal Code Adultery.

Section 498 Indian Penal Code Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent a married woman.

CHAPTER XXA – OF CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND (S. 498A)

Section 498A Indian Penal CodeHusband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty.

CHAPTER XXI – OF DEFAMATION (S. 499-502)

Section 499 Indian Penal Code Defamation.
Imputation of truth which public good requires to be made or published.
Public conduct of public servants.
Conduct of any person touching any public question.
Publication of reports of proceedings of Courts.
Merits of case decided in Court or conduct of witnesses and others concerned.
Merits of public performance.
Censure passed in good faith by person having lawful authority over another.
Accusation preferred in good faith to authorised person.
Imputation made in good faith by person for protection of his or other’s interests.
Caution intended for good of person to whom conveyed or for public good.

Section 500 Indian Penal CodePunishment for defamation.

Section 501 Indian Penal CodePrinting or engraving matter known to be defamatory

Section 502 Indian Penal CodeSale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter.

CHAPTER XXII – OR CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION, INSULTAND ANNOYANCE (S. 503-510)

Section 503 Indian Penal CodeCriminal intimidation.

Section 504 Indian Penal CodeIntentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace.

Section 505 Indian Penal CodeStatements conducing to public mischief.
Statements creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes.
Offence under sub-section (2) committed in place of worship, etc.

Section 506 Indian Penal Code Punishment for criminal intimidation.
If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.

Section 507 Indian Penal CodeCriminal intimidation by an anonymous communication.

Section 508 Indian Penal CodeAct caused by inducing person to believe that he will be rendered an object of the Divine displeasure.

Section 509 Indian Penal CodeWord, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman.

Section 510 Indian Penal CodeMisconduct in public by a drunken person.

CHAPTER XXIII – OF ATTEMPTS OF COMMIT OFFENCES (S. 511)

Section 511 Indian Penal CodePunishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment.


See Previous: Indian Penal Code (Sections 1-267)

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