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Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within, India.—Any person liable, by any 5 [Indian law] to be tried for an offence. Full text containing the act, Indian Penal Code, , with all the sections, schedules, short title, enactment date, and footnotes. Details of Indian Penal Code Sections. Download IPC Bare Act PDF. IPC in Hindi (Bhartiya Dand Sanhita, ) book.
He does this with the intention in good faith of saving human life or property. A is not guilty of the offence. Act of a child under seven years of age.
Act of a child above seven and under twelve of immature understanding. Act of a person of unsound mind. Offence requiring a particular intent or knowledge committed by one who is intoxicated.
Act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death or grievous hurt, done by consent. Illustration A and Z agrees to fence with each other for amusement. This agreement implies the consent of each to suffer any harm which, in the course of such fencing, may be caused without foul play; and if A, while playing fairly, hurts Z, A commits no offence. Act done in good faith for benefit of child or insane person, by or by consent of guardian.
Consent known to be given under fear or misconception. Exclusion of acts which are offences independently of harm caused. Illustration Causing miscarriage unless caused in good faith for the purpose of saving the life of the woman is an offence independently of any harm which it may cause or be intended to cause to the woman. Illustrations a Z is thrown from his horse, and is insensible.
A, a surgeon, finds that Z requires to be trepanned. People below hold out a blanket. Here, even if the child is killed by the fall, A has committed no offence. Communication made in good faith. The patient dies in consequence of the shock. Act to which a person is compelled by threats. Explanation 1. Explanation 2. Act causing slight harm. Things done in private defence. Right of private defence of the body and of property. Right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind, etc.
Illustrations a Z, under the influence of madness, attempts to kill A; Z is guilty of no offence. But A has the same right of private defence which he would have if Z were sane.
Here Z, by attacking A under this misconception, commits no offence. Acts against which there is no right of private defence. There is no right of private defence against an act which does not reasonably cause the apprehension of death or of grievous hurt, if done, or attempted to be done, by the direction of a public servant acting in good faith under colour of his office, though that direction may not be strictly justifiable by law.
There is no right of private defence in cases in which there is time to have recourse to the protection of the public authorities. Extent to which the right may be exercised. When the right of private defence of the body extends to causing death. When such right extends to causing any harm other than death. Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of the body. When the right of private defence of property extends to causing death.
Uttar Pradesh. Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of property. The right of private defence of property against theft continues till the offender has effected his retreat with the property or either the assistance of the public authorities is obtained, or the property has been recovered. The right of private defence of property against house-breaking by night continues as long as the house-trespass which has been begun by such house-breaking continues.
Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person. Illustration A is attacked by a mob who attempt to murder him.
He cannot effectually exercise his right of private defence without firing on the mob, and he cannot fire without risk of harming young children who are mingled with the mob.
A commits no offence if by so firing he harms any of the children. Abetment of a thing. Illustration A, a public officer, is authorized by a warrant from a Court of Justice to apprehend Z. B, knowing that fact and also that C is not Z, wilfully represents to A that C is Z, and thereby intentionally causes A to apprehend C. Here B abets by instigation the apprehension of C. Illustrations a A instigates B to murder C. B refuses to do so.
A is guilty of abetting B to commit murder.
B in pursuance of the instigation stabs D. D recovers from the wound. A is guilty of instigating B to commit murder. Explanation 3. Illustrations a A, with a guilty intention, abets a child or a lunatic to commit an act which would be an offence, if committed by a person capable by law of committing an offence, and having the same intention as A. Here A, whether the act be committed or not, is guilty of abetting an offence.
Here, though B was not capable by law of committing an offence, A is liable to be punished in the same manner as if B had been capable by law of committing an offence, and had committed murder, and he is therefore subject to the punishment of death. B has committed no offence, but A is guilty of abetting the offence of setting fire to a dwelling-house, and is liable to the punishment, provided for that offence.
A induces B to believe that the property belongs to A. B, acting under this misconception, does not take dishonestly, and therefore does not commit theft. But A is guilty of abetting theft, and is liable to the same punishment as if B had committed theft. Explanation 4. Illustration A instigates B to instigate C to murder Z. B is liable to be punished for his offence with the punishment for murder; and, as A instigated B to commit the offence, A is also liable to the same punishment.
Explanation 5. It is sufficient if he engages in the conspiracy in pursuance of which the offence is committed. Illustration A concerts with B a plan for poisoning Z.
It is agreed that A shall administer the poison. C agrees to procure the poison, and procures and delivers it to B for the purpose of its being used in the manner explained.
A administers the poison; Z dies in consequence.
Here, though A and C have not conspired together, yet C has been engaged in the conspiracy in pursuance of which Z has been murdered. C has therefore committed the offence defined in this section and is liable to the punishment for murder.
Abetment in India of offences outside India. A is guilty of abetting murder. Section I. Fine in lieu of forfeiture 1 Where the Court makes a declaration that any property stands forfeited to the Central Government under section H and it is a case where the source of only a part of such property has not been proved to the satisfaction of the Court, it shall make an order giving an option to the person affected to pay, in lieu of forfeiture, a fine equal to the market value of such part.
Section K. Procedure in respect of letter of request Every letter of request, summons or warrant, received by the Central Government from, and every letter of request, summons or warrant, to be transmitted to a contracting State under this Chapter shall be transmitted to a contracting State or, as the case may be, sent to the concerned Court in India in such form and in such manner as the Central Government may, by notification, specify in this behalf.
Section L. Application of this Chapter The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct that the application of this Chapter in relation to a contracting State with which reciprocal arrangements have been made, shall be subject to such conditions, exceptions or qualifications as are specified in the said notification.
December 16, Power to order inquiry On examining any record under section or otherwise, the High Court or the Sessions Judge may direct the Chief Judicial Magistrate by himself or by any of the Magistrates subordinate to him to make, and the Chief Judicial Magistrate may himself make or direct any subordinate Magistrate to make, further inquiry into any complaint which has been dismissed under section of Sub-Section 4 of section or into the case of any person accused of an offence who has been discharged: Provided that no Court shall make any direction under this section for inquiry into the case of any person who has been discharged unless such person has had an opportunity of showing cause why such direction should not be made.
December 16, Calling for records to exercise powers of revision The High Court or any Sessions Judge may call for and examine the record of any proceeding before any inferior Criminal Court situate within its or his local jurisdiction for the purpose of satisfying itself or himself as to the correctness, legality or propriety of any finding.
Sentence or order, recorded or passed, and as to the regularity of any proceedings of such inferior Court, and may, when calling for such record, direct that the execution of any sentence or order be suspended, and if the accused is in confinement, that he be released on bail or on his own bond pending the examination of the record.
Explanation — All Magistrates, whether Executive or Judicial, and whether exercising original or appellate jurisdiction, shall be deemed to be inferior to the Sessions Judge for the purposes of this Sub-Section and of section The powers of revision conferred by Sub-Section 1 shall not be exercised in relation to any interlocutory order passed in any appeal, inquiry, trial or other proceeding.
If an application under this section has been made by any person either to the High Court or to the Sessions Judge, no further application by the same person shall be entertained by the other of them. December 16, Disposal of case according to decision of High Court When a question has been so referred, the High Court shall pass such order thereon as it thinks fit, and shall cause a copy of such order to be sent to the Court by which the reference was made, which shall dispose of the case conformably to the said order.
The High Court may direct by whom the costs of such reference shall be paid. December 16, Reference to High Court Where any Court is satisfied that a case pending before it involves a question as to the validity of any Act, Ordinance or Regulation or of any provision contained in an Act, Ordinance or Regulation, the determination of which is necessary for the disposal of the case, and is of opinion that such Act, Ordinance, Regulation or provision is invalid or inoperative, but has not been so declared by the High Court to which that Court is subordinate or by the Supreme Court, the Court shall state a case setting out its opinion and the reasons therefore, and refer the same for the decision of the High Court.
A Court of Session or a Metropolitan Magistrate may, if it or he thinks fit in any case pending before it or him to which the provisions of Sub-Section 1 do not apply, refer for the decision of the High Court any question of law arising in the hearing of such case. Any Court making a reference to the High Court under Sub-Section 1 or Sub-Section 2 may, pending the decision of the High Court thereon, either commit the accused to jail or release him on bail to appear when called upon.
December 16, Abatement of appeals Every appeal under section or section shall finally abate on the death of the accused.