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INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860

ChSection coveredClassification of offences
Ch ISection 1 to 5★ Introduction
Ch IISection 6 to 52★ General Explanations
Ch IIISection 53 to 75★ Of Punishments
Ch IVSection 76 to 106★ General Exceptions of the Right of Private Defense (Section 96 to 106)
Ch VSection 107 to 120★ Of Abetment
Ch VASection 120A to 120B★ Criminal Conspiracy
Ch VISection 121 to 130★ Of Offences against the State
Ch VIISection 131 to 140★ Of Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force
Ch VIIISection 141 to 160★ Of Offences against the Public Tranquility
Ch IXSection 161 to 171★ Of Offences by or relating to Public Servants
Ch IXASection 171A to 171I★ Of Offences Relating to Elections
Ch XSection 172 to 190★ Of Contempt’s of Lawful Authority of Public Servants
Ch XISection 191 to 229★ Of False Evidence and Offences against Public Justice
Ch XIISection 230 to 263★ Of Offences relating to coin and Government Stamps
Ch XIIISection 264 to 267★ Of Offences relating to Weight and Measures
Ch XIVSection 268 to 294★ Of Offences affecting the Public Health, Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals.
Ch XVSection 295 to 298★ Of Offences relating to Religion
Ch XVISection 299 to 377Of Offences affecting the Human Body.

→Of Offences Affecting Life including murder, culpable homicide (Section 299 to 311)
→Of the Causing of Miscarriage, of Injuries to Unborn →Children, of the Exposure of Infants, and of the Concealment →of Births (Section 312 to 318)
→Of Hurt (Section 319 to 338)
→Of Wrongful Restraint and Wrongful Confinement (Section 339 to 348)
→Of Criminal Force and Assault (Section 349 to 358)
→Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labor (Section 359 to 374)
→Sexual Offences including rape and Sodomy (Section 375 to 377)
Ch XVIISection 378 to 462Of Offences Against Property

→Of Theft (Section 378 to 382)
→Of Extortion (Section 383 to 389)
→Of Robbery and Dacoity (Section 390 to 402)
→Of Criminal Misappropriation of Property (Section 403 to 404)
→Of Criminal Breach of Trust (Section 405 to 409)
→Of the Receiving of Stolen Property (Section 410 to 414)
→Of Cheating (Section 415 to 420)
→Of Fraudulent Deeds and Disposition of Property (Section 421 to 424)
→Of Mischief (Section 425 to 440)
→Of Criminal Trespass (Section 441 to 462)
Ch XVIIISection 463 to 489 -EOffences relating to Documents and Property Marks

→Offences relating to Documents (Section 463 to 477-A)
→Offences relating to Property and Other Marks (Section 478 to 489)
→Offences relating to Currency Notes and Bank Notes (Section 489A to 489E)
Ch XIXSection 490 to 492★ Of the Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service
Ch XXSection 493 to 498★ Of Offences related to marriage
Ch XXASection 498A★ Of Cruelty by Husband or Relatives of Husband
Ch XXISection 499 to 502★ Of Defamation
Ch XXIISection 503 to 510★ Of Criminal intimidation, Insult and Annoyance
Ch XXIIISection 511★ Of Attempts to Commit Offences

Important IPC Section List

Chapter 1 – INTRODUCTION

  • IPC Section 1 – Title and extent of operation of the Code
  • IPC Section 2 – Punishment of offences committed within India
  • IPC Section 3 – Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within, India
  • IPC Section 4 – Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences
  • IPC Section 5 – Certain laws not to be affected by this Act

Chapter 2 – GENERAL EXPLANATIONS

  • IPC Section 6 – Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions
  • IPC Section 7 – Sense of expression once explained
  • IPC Section 8 – Gender
  • IPC Section 9 – Number
  • IPC Section 10 – “Man”, “Woman”
  • IPC Section 11 – “Person”
  • IPC Section 12 – “Public”
  • IPC Section 13 – “Queen” [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 14 – “Servant of Government”
  • IPC Section 15 – “British India” [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 16 – “Government of India” [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 17 – “Government”
  • IPC Section 18 – “India”
  • IPC Section 19 – “Judge”
  • IPC Section 20 – “Court of Justice”
  • IPC Section 21 – “Public Servant”
  • IPC Section 22 – “Movable property”
  • IPC Section 23 – “Wrongful gain”
  • IPC Section 24 – “Dishonestly”
  • IPC Section 25 – “Fraudulently”
  • IPC Section 26 – “Reason to believe”
  • IPC Section 27 – Property in possession of wife, clerk or servant
  • IPC Section 28 – “Counterfeit”
  • IPC Section 29 – “Document”
  • IPC Section 29A – “Electronic record”
  • IPC Section 30 – “Valuable security”
  • IPC Section 31 – “A will”
  • IPC Section 32 – Words referring to acts include illegal omissions
  • IPC Section 33 – “Act”, “Omission”
  • IPC Section 34 – Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention
  • IPC Section 35 – When such an act is criminal by reason of its being done with a criminal knowledge or intention
  • IPC Section 36 – Effect caused partly by act and partly by omission
  • IPC Section 37 – Co-operation by doing one of several acts constituting an offence
  • IPC Section 38 – Persons concerned in criminal act may be guilty of different offences
  • IPC Section 39 – “Voluntarily”
  • IPC Section 40 – “Offence”
  • IPC Section 41 – “Special law”
  • IPC Section 42 – “Local law”
  • IPC Section 43 – “Illegal”, “Legally bound to do”
  • IPC Section 44 – “Injury”
  • IPC Section 45 – “Life”
  • IPC Section 46 – “Death”
  • IPC Section 47 – “Animal”
  • IPC Section 48 – “Vessel”
  • IPC Section 49 – “Year”, “Month”
  • IPC Section 50 – “IPC Section”
  • IPC Section 51 – “Oath”
  • IPC Section 52 – “Good faith”
  • IPC Section 52A – “Harbour”

Chapter 3 – OF PUNISHMENTS

  • IPC Section 53 – Punishments
  • IPC Section 53A – Construction of reference to transportation
  • IPC Section 54 – Commutation of sentence of death
  • IPC Section 55 – Commutation of sentence of imprisonment for life
  • IPC Section 55A – Definition of “appropriate Government”
  • IPC Section 56 – Sentence of Europeans and Americans to penal servitude. Proviso as to sentence for term exceeding ten years but not for life [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 57 – Fractions of terms of punishment
  • IPC Section 58 – Offenders sentenced to transportation how dealt with until transported [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 59 – Transportation instead of imprisonment [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 60 – Sentence may be (in certain cases of imprisonment) wholly or partly rigorous or simple
  • IPC Section 61 – Sentence of forfeiture of property [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 62 – Forfeiture of property in respect of offenders punishable with death, transportation or imprisonment [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 63 – Amount of fine
  • IPC Section 64 – Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
  • IPC Section 65 – Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable
  • IPC Section 66 – Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
  • IPC Section 67 – Imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when offence punishable with fine only
  • IPC Section 68 – Imprisonment to terminate on payment of fine
  • IPC Section 69 – Termination of imprisonment on payment of proportional part of fine
  • IPC Section 70 – Fine leviable within six years, or during imprisonment– Death not to discharge property from liability
  • IPC Section 71 – Limit of punishment of offence made up of several offences
  • IPC Section 72 – Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that it is doubtful of which
  • IPC Section 73 – Solitary confinement
  • IPC Section 74 – Limit of solitary confinement
  • IPC Section 75 – Enhanced punishment for certain offences under Chapter XII or Chapter XVII after previous conviction

Chapter 4 – GENERAL EXCEPTIONS

  • IPC Section 76 – Act done by a person bound, or by mistake of fact believing himself bound, by law
  • IPC Section 77 – Act of Judge when acting judicially
  • IPC Section 78 – Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of Court
  • IPC Section 79 – Act done by a person justified, or by mistake of fact believing himself justified, by law
  • IPC Section 80 – Accident in doing a lawful act
  • IPC Section 81 – Act likely to cause harm, but done without criminal intent, and to prevent other harm
  • IPC Section 82 – Act of a child under seven years of age
  • IPC Section 83 – Act of a child above seven and under twelve of immature understanding
  • IPC Section 84 – Act of a person of unsound mind
  • IPC Section 85 – Act of a person incapable of judgment by reason of intoxication caused against his will
  • IPC Section 86 – Offence requiring a particular intent or knowledge committed by one who is intoxicated
  • IPC Section 87 – Act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death or grievous hurt, done by consent
  • IPC Section 88 – Act not intended to cause death, done by consent in good faith for person’s benefit
  • IPC Section 89 – Act done in good faith for benefit of child or insane person, by or by consent of guardian
  • IPC Section 90 – Consent known to be given under fear or misconception
  • IPC Section 91 – Exclusion of acts which are offences independently of harm caused
  • IPC Section 92 – Act done in good faith for benefit of a person without consent
  • IPC Section 93 – Communication made in good faith
  • IPC Section 94 – Act to which a person is compelled by threats
  • IPC Section 95 – Act causing slight harm
  • IPC Section 96 to 106 – Of the Right of Private Defence
  • IPC Section 96 – Things done in private defence
  • IPC Section 97 – Right of private defence of the body and of property
  • IPC Section 98 – Right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind, etc.
  • IPC Section 99 – Acts against which there is no right of private defence
  • IPC Section 100 – When the right of private defence of the body extends to causing death
  • IPC Section 101 – When such right extends to causing any harm other than death
  • IPC Section 102 – Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of the body
  • IPC Section 103 – When the right of private defence of property extends to causing death
  • IPC Section 104 – When such right extends to causing any harm other than death
  • IPC Section 105 – Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of property
  • IPC Section 106 – Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person.

Chapter 5 – OF ABETMENT

  • IPC Section 107 – Abetment of a thing
  • IPC Section 108 – Abettor
  • IPC Section 108A – Abetment in India of offences outside India
  • IPC Section 109 – Punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment
  • IPC Section 110 – Punishment of abetment if person abetted does act with different intention from that of abettor
  • IPC Section 111 – Liability of abettor when one act abetted and different act done
  • IPC Section 112 – Abettor when liable to cumulative punishment for act abetted and for act done
  • IPC Section 113 – Liability of abettor for an effect caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor
  • IPC Section 114 – Abettor present when offence is committed
  • IPC Section 115 – Abetment of offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life–if offence not committed
  • IPC Section 116 – Abetment of offence punishable with imprisonment–if offence be not committed
  • IPC Section 117 – Abetting commission of offence by the public or by more than ten persons
  • IPC Section 118 – Concealing design to commit offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life
  • IPC Section 119 – Public servant concealing design to commit offence which it is his duty to prevent
  • IPC Section 120 – Concealing design to commit offence punishable with imprisonment.

Chapter 5A – CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY

  • IPC Section 120A – Definition of criminal conspiracy
  • IPC Section 120B – Punishment of criminal conspiracy

Chapter 6 – OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE

  • IPC Section 121 – Waging, or attempting to wage war, or abetting waging of war, against the Government of India
  • IPC Section 121A – Conspiracy to commit offences punishable by IPC Section 121
  • IPC Section 122 – Collecting arms, etc., with intention of waging war against the Government of India
  • IPC Section 123 – Concealing with intent to facilitate design to wage war
  • IPC Section 124 – Assaulting President, Governor, etc., with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power
  • IPC Section 124A – Sedition
  • IPC Section 125 – Waging war against any Asiatic Power in alliance with the Government of India
  • IPC Section 126 – Committing depredation on territories of Power at peace with the Government of India
  • IPC Section 127 – Receiving property taken by war on depredation mentioned in IPC Sections 125 and 126
  • IPC Section 128 – Public servant voluntarily allowing prisoner of State or war to escape
  • IPC Section 129 – Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape
  • IPC Section 130 – Aiding escape of, rescuing or harbouring such prisoner

Chapter 7 – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE

  • IPC Section 131 – Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty
  • IPC Section 132 – Abetment of mutiny, if mutiny is committed in consequence thereof
  • IPC Section 133 – Abetment of assault by soldier, sailor or airman on his superior officer, when in execution of his office
  • IPC Section 134 – Abetment of such assault, if the assault is committed
  • IPC Section 135 – Abetment of desertion of soldier, sailor or airman
  • IPC Section 136 – Harbouring deserter
  • IPC Section 137 – Deserter concealed on board merchant vessel through negligence of master
  • IPC Section 138 – Abetment of act of insubordination by soldier, sailor or airman
  • IPC Section 138A – Application of foregoing IPC Sections to the Indian Marine Service [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 139 – Persons subject to certain Acts
  • IPC Section 140 – Wearing garb or carrying token used by soldier, sailor or airman

Chapter 8 – OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY

  • IPC Section 141 – Unlawful assembly
  • IPC Section 142 – Being member of unlawful assembly
  • IPC Section 143 – Punishment
  • IPC Section 144 – Joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon
  • IPC Section 145 – Joining or continuing in unlawful assembly, knowing it has been commanded to disperse
  • IPC Section 146 – Rioting
  • IPC Section 147 – Punishment for rioting
  • IPC Section 148 – Rioting, armed with deadly weapon
  • IPC Section 149 – Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object
  • IPC Section 150 – Hiring, or conniving at hiring, of persons to join unlawful assembly
  • IPC Section 151 – Knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse
  • IPC Section 152 – Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.
  • IPC Section 153 – Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot–if rioting be committed–if not committed
  • IPC Section 153A – Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc. and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony
  • IPC Section 153AA – Punishment for knowingly carrying arms in any procession or organising, or holding or taking part in any mass drill or mass training with arms
  • IPC Section 153B – Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national-integration
  • IPC Section 154 – Owner or occupier of land on which an unlawful assembly is held
  • IPC Section 155 – Liability of person for whose benefit riot is committed
  • IPC Section 156 – Liability of agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit riot is committed
  • IPC Section 157 – Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly
  • IPC Section 158 – Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot
  • IPC Section 159 – Affray
  • IPC Section 160 – Punishment for committing affray.

Chapter 9 – OF OFFENCES BY OR RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVANTS

  • IPC Section 161 – [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 162 – [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 163 – [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 164 – [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 165 – [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 165A – [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 166 – Public servant disobeying law, with intent to cause injury to any person
  • IPC Section 166A – Public servant disobeying direction under law
  • IPC Section 166B – Punishment for non-treatment of victim
  • IPC Section 167 – Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury
  • IPC Section 168 – Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade
  • IPC Section 169 – Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property
  • IPC Section 170 – Personating a public servant
  • IPC Section 171 – Wearing garb or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent

Chapter 9A – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO ELECTIONS

  • IPC Section 171A – “Candidate”, “Electoral right” defined
  • IPC Section 171B – Bribery
  • IPC Section 171C – Undue influence at elections
  • IPC Section 171D – Personation at elections
  • IPC Section 171E – Punishment for bribery
  • IPC Section 171F – Punishment for undue influence or personation at an election
  • IPC Section 171G – False statement in connection with an election
  • IPC Section 171H – Illegal payments in connection with an election
  • IPC Section 171I – Failure to keep election accounts

Chapter 10 – OF CONTEMPTS OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS

  • IPC Section 172 – Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding
  • IPC Section 173 – Preventing service of summons or other proceeding, or preventing publication thereof
  • IPC Section 174 – Non-attendance in obedience to an order from public servant
  • IPC Section 174A – Non-appearance in response to a proclamation under IPC Section 82 of Act 2 of 1974
  • IPC Section 175 – Omission to produce document or electronic record to public servant by person legally bound to produce it
  • IPC Section 176 – Omission to give notice or information to public servant by person legally bound to give it
  • IPC Section 177 – Furnishing false information
  • IPC Section 178 – Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it
  • IPC Section 179 – Refusing to answer public servant authorised to question
  • IPC Section 180 – Refusing to sign statement
  • IPC Section 181 – False statement on oath or affirmation to public servant or person authorised to administer an oath or affirmation
  • IPC Section 182 – False information, with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person
  • IPC Section 183 – Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant
  • IPC Section 184 – Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of public servant
  • IPC Section 185 – Illegal purchase or bid for property offered for sale by authority of public servant
  • IPC Section 186 – Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions
  • IPC Section 187 – Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give assistance
  • IPC Section 188 – Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant
  • IPC Section 189 – Threat of injury to public servant
  • IPC Section 190 – Threat of injury to induce person to refrain from applying for protection to public servant.

Chapter 11 – OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

  • IPC Section 191 – Giving false evidence
  • IPC Section 192 – Fabricating false evidence
  • IPC Section 193 – Punishment for false evidence
  • IPC Section 194 – Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of capital offence
  • IPC Section 195 – Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment
  • IPC Section 195A – Threatening or inducing any person to give false evidence
  • IPC Section 196 – Using evidence known to be false
  • IPC Section 197 – Issuing or signing false certificate
  • IPC Section 198 – Using as true a certificate known to be false
  • IPC Section 199 – False statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence
  • IPC Section 200 – Using as true such declaration knowing it to be false
  • IPC Section 201 – Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information to screen offender
  • IPC Section 202 – Intentional omission to give information of offence by person bound to inform
  • IPC Section 203 – Giving false information respecting an offence committed
  • IPC Section 204 – Destruction of document or electronic record to prevent its production as evidence
  • IPC Section 205 – False personation for purpose of act or proceeding in suit or prosecution
  • IPC Section 206 – Fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution
  • IPC Section 207 – Fraudulent claim to property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution
  • IPC Section 208 – Fraudulently suffering decree for sum not due
  • IPC Section 209 – Dishonestly making false claim in Court
  • IPC Section 210 – Fraudulently obtaining decree for sum not due
  • IPC Section 211 – False charge of offence made with intent to injure
  • IPC Section 212 – Harbouring offender
  • IPC Section 213 – Taking gift, etc., to screen an offender from punishment
  • IPC Section 214 – Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offender
  • IPC Section 215 – Taking gift to help to recover stolen property, etc.
  • IPC Section 216 – Harbouring offender who has escaped from custody or whose apprehension has been ordered
  • IPC Section 216A – Penalty for harbouring robbers or dacoits
  • IPC Section 216B – Definition of “harbour” in IPC Sections 212, 216 and 216A [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 217 – Public servant disobeying direction of law with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture
  • IPC Section 218 – Public servant framing incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture
  • IPC Section 219 – Public servant in judicial proceeding corruptly making report, etc., contrary to law
  • IPC Section 220 – Commitment for trial or confinement by person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law
  • IPC Section 221 – Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend
  • IPC Section 222 – Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend person under sentence or lawfully committed
  • IPC Section 223 – Escape from confinement or custody negligently suffered by public servant
  • IPC Section 224 – Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension
  • IPC Section 225 – Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension of another person
  • IPC Section 225A – Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape, on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise, provided for
  • IPC Section 225B – Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for
  • IPC Section 226 – Unlawful return from transportation [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 227 – Violation of condition of remission of punishment
  • IPC Section 228 – Intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding
  • IPC Section 228A – Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences etc.
  • IPC Section 229 – Personation of a juror or assessor
  • IPC Section 229A – Failure by person released on bail or bond to appear in court.

Chapter 12 – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS

  • IPC Section 230 – “Coin” Defined
  • IPC Section 231 – Counterfeiting coin
  • IPC Section 232 – Counterfeiting Indian coin
  • IPC Section 233 – Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting coin
  • IPC Section 234 – Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Indian coin
  • IPC Section 235 – Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin
  • IPC Section 236 – Abetting in India the counterfeiting out of India of coin
  • IPC Section 237 – Import or export of counterfeit coin
  • IPC Section 238 – Import or export of counterfeits of the India coin
  • IPC Section 239 – Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit
  • IPC Section 240 – Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit
  • IPC Section 241 – Delivery of coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be counterfeit
  • IPC Section 242 – Possession of counterfeit coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof
  • IPC Section 243 – Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof
  • IPC Section 244 – Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that fixed by law
  • IPC Section 245 – Unlawfully taking coining instrument from mint
  • IPC Section 246 – Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of coin
  • IPC Section 247 – Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of Indian coin
  • IPC Section 248 – Altering appearance of coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description
  • IPC Section 249 – Altering appearance of Indian coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description
  • IPC Section 250 – Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered
  • IPC Section 251 – Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered
  • IPC Section 252 – Possession of coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof
  • IPC Section 253 – Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof
  • IPC Section 254 – Delivery of coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered
  • IPC Section 255 – Counterfeiting Government stamp
  • IPC Section 256 – Having possession of instrument or material for counterfeiting Government stamp
  • IPC Section 257 – Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp
  • IPC Section 258 – Sale of counterfeit Government stamp
  • IPC Section 259 – Having possession of counterfeit Government stamp
  • IPC Section 260 – Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be a counterfeit
  • IPC Section 261 – Effacing, writing from substance bearing Government stamp, or removing from document a stamp used for it, with intent to cause loss to Government
  • IPC Section 262 – Using Government stamp known to have been before used
  • IPC Section 263 – Erasure of mark denoting that stamp has been used
  • IPC Section 263A – Prohibition of fictitious stamps.

Chapter 13 – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

  • IPC Section 264 – Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing
  • IPC Section 265 – Fraudulent use of false weight or measure
  • IPC Section 266 – Being in possession of false weight or measure
  • IPC Section 267 – Making or selling false weight or measure.

Chapter 14 – OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE, DECENCY AND MORALS

  • IPC Section 268 – Public nuisance
  • IPC Section 269 – Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life
  • IPC Section 270 – Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life
  • IPC Section 271 – Disobedience to quarantine rule
  • IPC Section 272 – Adulteration of food or drink intended for sale
  • IPC Section 273 – Sale of noxious food or drink
  • IPC Section 274 – Adulteration of drugs
  • IPC Section 275 – Sale of adulterated drugs
  • IPC Section 276 – Sale of drug as a different drug or preparation
  • IPC Section 277 – Fouling water of public spring or reservoir
  • IPC Section 278 – Making atmosphere noxious to health
  • IPC Section 279 – Rash driving or riding on a public way
  • IPC Section 280 – Rash navigation of vessel
  • IPC Section 281 – Exhibition of false light, mark or buoy
  • IPC Section 282 – Conveying person by water for hire in unsafe or overloaded vessel
  • IPC Section 283 – Danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation
  • IPC Section 284 – Negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance
  • IPC Section 285 – Negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter
  • IPC Section 286 – Negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance
  • IPC Section 287 – Negligent conduct with respect to machinery
  • IPC Section 288 – Negligent conduct with respect to pulling down or repairing buildings
  • IPC Section 289 – Negligent conduct with respect to animal
  • IPC Section 290 – Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for
  • IPC Section 291 – Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue
  • IPC Section 292 – Sale, etc., of obscene books, etc.
  • IPC Section 293 – Sale, etc., of obscene objects to young person
  • IPC Section 294 – Obscene acts and songs
  • IPC Section 294A – Keeping lottery office.

Chapter 15 – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO RELIGION

  • IPC Section 295 – Injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class
  • IPC Section 295A – Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs
  • IPC Section 296 – Disturbing religious assembly
  • IPC Section 297 – Trespassing on burial places, etc.
  • IPC Section 298 – Uttering, words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings of any person.

Chapter 16 – OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE HUMAN BODY

  • IPC Section 299 to 311 – Of Offences Affecting Life
  • IPC Section 299 – Culpable homicide
  • IPC Section 300 – Murder
  • IPC Section 301 – Culpable homicide by causing death of person other than person whose death was intended
  • IPC Section 302 – Punishment for murder
  • IPC Section 303 – Punishment for murder by life-convict
  • IPC Section 304 – Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder
  • IPC Section 304A – Causing death by negligence
  • IPC Section 304B – Dowry death
  • IPC Section 305 – Abetment of suicide of child or insane person
  • IPC Section 306 – Abetment of suicide
  • IPC Section 307 – Attempt to murder
  • IPC Section 308 – Attempt to commit culpable homicide
  • IPC Section 309 – Attempt to commit suicide
  • IPC Section 310 – Thug
  • IPC Section 311 – Punishment
  • IPC Section 312 to 318 – Of the Causing of Miscarriage, of Injuries to Unborn Children, of the Exposure of Infants, and of the Concealment of Births
  • IPC Section 312 – Causing miscarriage
  • IPC Section 313 – Causing miscarriage without woman’s consent
  • IPC Section 314 – Death caused by act done with intent to cause miscarriage
  • IPC Section 315 – Act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth
  • IPC Section 316 – Causing death of quick unborn child by act amounting to culpable homicide
  • IPC Section 317 – Exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it
  • IPC Section 318 – Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body
  • IPC Section 319 to 338 – Of Hurt
  • IPC Section 319 – Hurt
  • IPC Section 320 – Grievous hurt
  • IPC Section 321 – Voluntarily causing hurt
  • IPC Section 322 – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt
  • IPC Section 323 – Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt
  • IPC Section 324 – Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means
  • IPC Section 325 – Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt
  • IPC Section 326 – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means
  • IPC Section 326A – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc.
  • IPC Section 326B – Voluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid
  • IPC Section 327 – Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act
  • IPC Section 328 – Causing hurt by means of poison, etc. with intent to commit an offence
  • IPC Section 329 – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act
  • IPC Section 330 – Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property
  • IPC Section 331 – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property
  • IPC Section 332 – Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty
  • IPC Section 333 – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty
  • IPC Section 334 – Voluntarily causing hurt on provocation
  • IPC Section 335 – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt on provocation
  • IPC Section 336 – Act endangering life or personal safety of others
  • IPC Section 337 – Causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others
  • IPC Section 338 – Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others
  • IPC Section 339 to 348 – Of Wrongful Restraint and Wrongful Confinement
  • IPC Section 339 – Wrongful restraint
  • IPC Section 340 – Wrongful confinement
  • IPC Section 341 – Punishment for wrongful restraint
  • IPC Section 342 – Punishment for wrongful confinement
  • IPC Section 343 – Wrongful confinement for three or more days
  • IPC Section 344 – Wrongful confinement for ten or more days
  • IPC Section 345 – Wrongful confinement of person for whose liberation writ has been issued
  • IPC Section 346 – Wrongful confinement in secret
  • IPC Section 347 – Wrongful confinement to extort property, or constrain to illegal act
  • IPC Section 348 – Wrongful confinement to extort confession, or compel restoration of property
  • IPC Section 349 to 358 – Of Criminal Force and Assault
  • IPC Section 349 – Force
  • IPC Section 350 – Criminal force
  • IPC Section 351 – Assault
  • IPC Section 352 – Punishment for assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation
  • IPC Section 353 – Assault or criminal force to deter public servant form discharge of his duty
  • IPC Section 354 – Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty
  • IPC Section 354A – Sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment
  • IPC Section 354B – Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe
  • IPC Section 354C – Voyeurism
  • IPC Section 354D – Stalking
  • IPC Section 355 – Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation
  • IPC Section 356 – Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person
  • IPC Section 357 – Assault or criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person
  • IPC Section 358 – Assault or criminal force on grave provocation
  • IPC Section 359 to 374 – Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labour
  • IPC Section 359 – Kidnapping
  • IPC Section 360 – Kidnapping from India
  • IPC Section 361 – Kidnapping from lawful guardianship
  • IPC Section 362 – Abduction
  • IPC Section 363 – Punishment for kidnapping
  • IPC Section 363A – Kidnapping or maiming a minor for purposes of begging
  • IPC Section 364 – Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder
  • IPC Section 364A – Kidnapping for ransom, etc.
  • IPC Section 365 – Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person
  • IPC Section 366 – Kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage, etc.
  • IPC Section 366A – Procuration of minor girl
  • IPC Section 366B – Importation of girl from foreign country
  • IPC Section 367 – Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc.
  • IPC Section 368 – Wrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement, kidnapped or abducted person
  • IPC Section 369 – Kidnapping or abducting child under ten years with intent to steal from its person
  • IPC Section 370 – Trafficking of a Person
  • IPC Section 370A – Exploitation of a trafficked person
  • IPC Section 371 – Habitual dealing in slaves
  • IPC Section 372 – Selling minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.
  • IPC Section 373 – Buying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.
  • IPC Section 374 – Unlawful compulsory labour
  • IPC Section 375 to 376D – Sexual Offence
  • IPC Section 375 – Rape
  • IPC Section 376 – Punishment for rape
  • IPC Section 376A – Punishment for causing death or resulting in persistent vegetative state of victim
  • IPC Section 376AB – Punishment for rape on woman under twelve years of age
  • IPC Section 376B – Sexual intercourse by husband upon his wife during separation
  • IPC Section 376C – Sexual intercourse by a person in authority
  • IPC Section 376D – Gang rape
  • IPC Section 376DA – Punishment for gang rape on woman under sixteen years of age
  • IPC Section 376DB – Punishment for gang rape on woman under twelve years of age
  • IPC Section 376E – Punishment for repeat offenders
  • IPC Section 377 – Of Unnatural Offences : Unnatural offences.

Chapter 17 – OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY

  • IPC Section 378 to 382 – Of theft
  • IPC Section 378 – Theft
  • IPC Section 379 – Punishment for theft
  • IPC Section 380 – Theft in dwelling house, etc.
  • IPC Section 381 – Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master
  • IPC Section 382 – Theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of the theft
  • IPC Section 383 to 389 – Of extortion
  • IPC Section 383 – Extortion
  • IPC Section 384 – Punishment for extortion
  • IPC Section 385 – Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion
  • IPC Section 386 – Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt
  • IPC Section 387 – Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion
  • IPC Section 388 – Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, etc.
  • IPC Section 389 – Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion
  • IPC Section 390 to 402 – Of robbery and dacoity
  • IPC Section 390 – Robbery
  • IPC Section 391 – Dacoity
  • IPC Section 392 – Punishment for robbery
  • IPC Section 393 – Attempt to commit robbery
  • IPC Section 394 – Voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery
  • IPC Section 395 – Punishment for dacoity
  • IPC Section 396 – Dacoity with murder
  • IPC Section 397 – Robbery, or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt
  • IPC Section 398 – Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon
  • IPC Section 399 – Making preparation to commit dacoity
  • IPC Section 400 – Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits
  • IPC Section 401 – Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves
  • IPC Section 402 – Assembling for purpose of committing dacoity
  • IPC Section 403 to 404 – Of criminal misappropriation of property
  • IPC Section 403 – Dishonest misappropriation of property
  • IPC Section 404 – Dishonest misappropriation of property possessed by deceased person at the time of his death
  • IPC Section 405 to 409 – Of criminal breach of trust
  • IPC Section 405 – Criminal breach of trust
  • IPC Section 406 – Punishment for criminal breach of trust
  • IPC Section 407 – Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc.
  • IPC Section 408 – Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant
  • IPC Section 409 – Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent
  • IPC Section 410 to 414 – Of the receiving of stolen property
  • IPC Section 410 – Stolen Property
  • IPC Section 411 – Dishonestly receiving stolen property
  • IPC Section 412 – Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity
  • IPC Section 413 – Habitually dealing in stolen property
  • IPC Section 414 – Assisting in concealment of stolen property
  • IPC Section 415 to 420 – Of cheating
  • IPC Section 415 – Cheating
  • IPC Section 416 – Cheating by personation
  • IPC Section 417 – Punishment for cheating
  • IPC Section 418 – Cheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may ensue to person whose interest offender is bound to protect
  • IPC Section 419 – Punishment for cheating by personation
  • IPC Section 420 – Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property
  • IPC Section 421 to 424 – of fraudulent deeds and dispositions of property
  • IPC Section 421 – Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditors
  • IPC Section 422 – Dishonestly or fraudulently preventing debt being available for creditors
  • IPC Section 423 – Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of consideration
  • IPC Section 424 – Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property
  • IPC Section 425 to 440 – Of mischief
  • IPC Section 425 – Mischief
  • IPC Section 426 – Punishment for mischief
  • IPC Section 427 – Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees
  • IPC Section 428 – Mischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten rupees
  • IPC Section 429 – Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty rupees
  • IPC Section 430 – Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water
  • IPC Section 431 – Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, river or channel
  • IPC Section 432 – Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage
  • IPC Section 433 – Mischief by destroying, moving or rendering less useful a light-house or sea-mark
  • IPC Section 434 – Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a land-mark fixed by public authority
  • IPC Section 435 – Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of one hundred or (in case of agricultural produce) ten rupees
  • IPC Section 436 – Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc
  • IPC Section 437 – Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or one of twenty tons burden
  • IPC Section 438 – Punishment for the mischief described in IPC Section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance
  • IPC Section 439 – Punishment for intentionally running vessel aground or ashore with intent to commit theft, etc
  • IPC Section 440 – Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt
  • IPC Section 441 to 462 – Of criminal trespass
  • IPC Section 441 – Criminal trespass
  • IPC Section 442 – House trespass
  • IPC Section 443 – Lurking house-trespass
  • IPC Section 444 – Lurking house-trespass by night
  • IPC Section 445 – House breaking
  • IPC Section 446 – House-breaking by night
  • IPC Section 447 – Punishment for criminal trespass
  • IPC Section 448 – Punishment for house-trespass
  • IPC Section 449 – House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with death
  • IPC Section 450 – House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment for life
  • IPC Section 451 – House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment
  • IPC Section 452 – House-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint
  • IPC Section 453 – Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking
  • IPC Section 454 – Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment
  • IPC Section 455 – Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint
  • IPC Section 456 – Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night
  • IPC Section 457 – Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment
  • IPC Section 458 – Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night after preparation for hurt, assault, or wrongful restraint
  • IPC Section 459 – Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house trespass or house-breaking
  • IPC Section 460 – All persons jointly concerned in lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night punishable where death or grievous hurt caused by one of them
  • IPC Section 461 – Dishonestly breaking open receptacle containing property
  • IPC Section 462 – Punishment for same offence when committed by person entrusted with custody.

Chapter 18 – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS

  • IPC Section 463 – Forgery
  • IPC Section 464 – Making a false document
  • IPC Section 465 – Punishment For forgery
  • IPC Section 466 – Forgery of record of Court or of public register, etc
  • IPC Section 467 – Forgery of valuable security, will, etc
  • IPC Section 468 – Forgery for purpose of cheating
  • IPC Section 469 – Forgery for purpose of harming reputation
  • IPC Section 470 – Forged document or electronic record
  • IPC Section 471 – Using as genuine a forged document or electronic record
  • IPC Section 472 – Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable under IPC Section 467
  • IPC Section 473 – Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable otherwise
  • IPC Section 474 – Having possession of document described in IPC Section 466 or 467, knowing it to be forged and intending to use it as genuine
  • IPC Section 475 – Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents described in IPC Section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material
  • IPC Section 476 – Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in IPC Section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material
  • IPC Section 477 – Fraudulent cancellation, destruction, etc., of will, authority to adopt, or valuable security
  • IPC Section 477A – Falsification of accounts
  • IPC Section 478 to 489 – Of property and other marks
  • IPC Section 478 – Trade marks[Repealed]
  • IPC Section 479 – Property mark
  • IPC Section 480 – Using a false trade mark[Repealed]
  • IPC Section 481 – Using a false property mark
  • IPC Section 482 – Punishment for using a false property mark
  • IPC Section 483 – Counterfeiting a property mark used by another
  • IPC Section 484 – Counterfeiting a mark used by a public servant
  • IPC Section 485 – Making or possession of any instrument for counterfeiting a property mark
  • IPC Section 486 – Selling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark
  • IPC Section 487 – Making a false mark upon any receptacle containing goods
  • IPC Section 488 – Punishment for making use of any such false mark
  • IPC Section 489 – Tampering with property mark with intent to cause injury
  • IPC Section 489A to 489E – OF CURRENCY-NOTES AND BANK-NOTES
  • IPC Section 489A – Counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes
  • IPC Section 489B – Using as genuine, forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes
  • IPC Section 489C – Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes
  • IPC Section 489D – Making or possessing instruments or materials for forging or counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes
  • IPC Section 489E – Making or using documents resembling currency-notes or bank­-notes.

Chapter 19 – OF THE CRIMINAL BREACH OF CONTRACTS OF SERVICE

  • IPC Section 490 – Breach of contract of service during voyage or journey [Repealed]
  • IPC Section 491 – Breach of contract to attend on and supply wants of helpless person
  • IPC Section 492 – Breach of contract to serve at distant place to which servant is conveyed at master’s expense [Repealed].

Chapter 20 – OF OFFENCES RELATING TO MARRIAGE

  • IPC Section 493 – Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage
  • IPC Section 494 – Marrying again during lifetime of husband or wife
  • IPC Section 495 – Same offence with concealment of former marriage from person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted
  • IPC Section 496 – Marriage ceremony fraudulently gone through without lawful marriage
  • IPC Section 497 – Adultery
  • IPC Section 498 – Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent a married woman
  • Chapter XXA – OF CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND
  • IPC Section 498A – Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty.

Chapter 21 – OF DEFAMATION

  • IPC Section 499 – Defamation
  • IPC Section 500 – Punishment for defamation
  • IPC Section 501 – Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory
  • IPC Section 502 – Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter.

Chapter 22 – OF CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION, INSULT AND ANNOYANCE

  • IPC Section 503 – Criminal intimidation
  • IPC Section 504 – Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace
  • IPC Section 505 – Statements conducing to public mischief
  • IPC Section 506 – Punishment for criminal intimidation
  • IPC Section 507 – Criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication
  • IPC Section 508 – Act caused by inducing person to believe that he will be rendered an object of the Divine displeasure
  • IPC Section 509 – Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman
  • IPC Section 510 – Misconduct in public by a drunken person.

Chapter 23 – OF ATTEMPTS TO COMMIT OFFENCES

  • IPC Section 511 – Punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment.

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