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Section 3.

Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within, India
Any person liable, by any 1(Indian law) to be tried for an offence committed beyond 2(India) shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond 2 (India) in the same manner as if such act had been committed within 3[India].

1. Subs. by the A.O. 1937 for law !assed by the "o#ernor "eneral of India in $ouncil%. 2. &he ori'inal words the limits of the said territories% ha#e successi#ely been amended by the A.O. 1937, the A.O. 19(), the A.O. 19*+ and Act 3 of 19*1, sec. 3 and Sch., to read as abo#e. 3. &he ori'inal words the said territories% ha#e successi#ely been amended by the A.O. 1937, the A.O. 19(), the A.O. 19*+ and Act 3 of 19*1, sec. 3 and Sch., to read as abo#e.

(. ,-tension of $ode to e-tra.territorial offences
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[!. "#tension of Code to e#tra territorial offences.

$he provisions of this Code apply also to any offence committed by
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[(%) Any citi&en of India in any place without and beyond India'

(() Any person on any ship or aircraft registered in India wherever it may be.] "#planation. In this section the word )offence) includes every act committed outside 3[India] which, If committed in 3[India], would be punishable under this code.
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[*** A, 1[who is 7[a citi&en of India]], commits a murder in +ganda. ,e can be tried and convicted of murder in any place in -[India] in which he may be found. ) [* * *]

1 Subs. by Act ( of 1)9), sec. 2, for the ori'inal section. 2 Subs. by the A.O. 19*+, for clauses 213 to 2(3. 3 &he words 4ritish India% ha#e been successi#ely amended by the A.O. 19(), the A.O. 19*+ and Act 3 of 19*1, sec. 3 and Sch. to read as abo#e. ( Subs. by Act 31 of 19*7, sec. 3 and Sch. II, for Illustrations% 2w.e.f. 17.9.19*73.

O. which contain definitions of offences. which is e#plained in any part of this Code. is used in every part of this Code in conformity with the e#planation. a police officer. every penal provision. 3 and Sch. 19(). Certain laws not to be affected by this Act. ). (b) A.* &he brac5ets and letter 2a3% omitted by Act 31 of 19*7. 17. penal provision. 19*73. 19*+. 19*+. do not e#press that a child under seven years of age can not commit such offences' but the definitions are to be understood sub1ect to the general e#ception which provides that nothing shall be an offence which is done by a child under seven years of age. $ertain laws not to be affected by this Act 1 .O.ere A is not guilty of the offence of wrongful confinement for he was bound by law to apprehend 2 and therefore the case falls within the general e#ception which provides that )nothing is an offence which is done by a person who is bound by law to do it). by the A. sec.f. for the ori'inal section. Illustrations (a) $he sections. for a coolie. 7 Subs. 19*+. *. who has committed murder.. in this Code. ) Illustrations 2b3. though those e#ceptions are not repeated in such definition.O. sailors or airmen in the service of the 0overnment of India or the provisions of any special or local law. or illustration. II 2w. and every illustration of every such definition or penal provision shall be understood sub1ect to the e#ceptions contained in the Chapter entitled )0eneral "#ceptions). who is a 6ati#e Indian sub7ect%. Sense of e-!ression once e-!lained "very e#pression. soldiers. 2c3 and 2d3 omitted by the A. by the A.O.e. 1. . by the A. "ender . for a 4ritish sub7ect of Indian domicile%. /othing in this Act shall affect the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers. 8efinitions in the $ode to be understood sub7ect to e-ce!tions $hroughout this Code every definition of an offence. 1. 1 Subs. Subs. apprehends 2. without warrant.9. 7.

1. appointed or employed in India by or under the authority of 0overnment. %9. 12. Subs. 9. and words importing the plural number include the singular number. 1+. whether male or female.:. by the A. $he words )servant of 0overnment) denote any officer or servant continued. 11.] 7ep. 19*+. 8. for the ori'inal section. 9an. 6umber +nless the contrary appears from the conte#t. Person $he word 3person4 includes any Company or Association or body of persons. by the A. . . 1(. 13. :oman $he word )man) denotes a male human being of any age' the word )woman) denotes a female human being of any age.ervant of 0overnment).ueen [5efinition of )6ueen). Ser#ant of "o#ernment 1 %!.O. Public $he word )public) includes any class of the public or any community. words importing the singular number include the plural number. whether incorporated or not.$he pronoun )he) and its derivatives are used of any person. ).