Section 51 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 51 Indian Penal Code

Section 51 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about ”Oath”. It is under CHAPTER II (GENERAL EXPLANATIONS) of the Code.


The word “oath” includes a solemn affirmation substituted by law for an oath, and any declaration required or authorised by law to be made before a public servant or to be used for the purpose of proof, whether in a Court of Justice or not.

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