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ListofsectionsofIndianPenalCode

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IndianPenalCode,1860,subdividedintotwentythreechapters,comprisesfivehundredandelevensections.The
codestartswithanintroduction,providesexplanationsandexceptionsusedinthecode,andcoversawiderangeof
offences.

ChapterI
Introduction
Contents
1IPC.TitleandextentofoperatedoftheCode 1 ChapterI
2 ChapterIII
ExceptthestateofJammuandKashmir. 3 ChapterIV
4 ChapterV
2PunishmentofoffencescommitedwithinIndia 5 ChapterVI
3Punishmentofoffencescommittedbeyond,butwhichbylawmaybetried 6 ChapterVII
withinIndia 7 ChapterVIII
4ExtensionofCodetoextraterritorialoffences. 8 ChapterIX
5theActontheeffectsofcertainmethodsto 9 ChapterX
10 ChapterXI
Section41GeneralExplanation 11 ChapterXII
12 ChapterXIII
13 ChapterXIV
14 ChapterXV
15 ChapterXVI
16 ChapterXVII
17 ChapterXVIII
18 ChapterXIX
19 ChapterXX
20 ChapterXXI
21 ChapterXXII
22 ChapterXXIII
23 References

6definitioninthecodes 30Valuablesecurity
tobeunderstoodsubjectto 31AWill
exceptions 32Wordsreferringtoactsincludeillegal
7Senseofexpression omissions
onceexplained 33ActOmission
8Gender 34Actsdonebyseveralpersonsin
9Number furtheranceofcommonintention
10Man,Woman 35Whensuchanactiscriminalbyreason
11Person ofitsbeingdonewithacriminalknowledge
12Public orintention
13Queen(Repealedby 36Effectcausedpartlybyactandpartlyby
theA.O.1950) omission
14Servantof 37Cooperationbydoingoneofseveral
Government actsconstitutinganoffence
15Repealed
16Repealed 38Personsconcernedincriminalactmay
17Government beguiltyofdifferentoffences
18India 39Voluntarily
19Judge 40Offence
20CourtofJustice 41Speciallaw
21PublicServant 42Locallaw
22MovableProperty 43Illegal,Legallyboundtodo
23Wrongfulgain, 44Injury
Wrongfulloss 45Life
24Dishonestly 46Death
25Fraudulently 47Animal
26Reasontobelieve 48Vessel
27Propertyinpossession 49Year,Month
ofwife,clerkorservant 50Section
28Counterfeit 51Oath
29Document29A 52Goodfaith,52AHarbour
Electronicrecord

ChapterIII
Punishments

53Punishment,53AConstructionofreference 65Limittoimprisonmentfornonpaymentof
totransportationassentenceofimprisonmentfor fine,whenimprisonmentandfineawardable
life, 66Descriptionofimprisonmentfornon
54Commutationofsentenceofdeath paymentoffine
55Commutationofsentenceofimprisonmentfor 67Imprisonmentfornonpaymentoffinewhen
life offencepunishablewithfineonly
68Imprisonmenttoterminateonpaymentof
55ADefinitionofappropriateGovernment fine
69Terminationofimprisonmentonpaymentof
56Rep.bytheCriminalLaw(RemovalofRacial proportionalpartoffine
Discriminations)Act,1949(17of1949)(w.e.f.6 70Fineleviedwithinsixyears,during
41949) imprisonment.Deathnottodischargeproperty
57Fractionsoftermsofpunishment fromliability
58Omitted 71Limitofpunishmentofoffencemadeupof
59Omitted severaloffences
60Sentencemaybe(incertaincasesof 72Punishmentofpersonguiltyofoneofseveral
imprisonment)whollyorpartlyrigorousorsimple offences,thejudgmentstatingthatitisdoubtfulof
61Repealed which
62Repealed 73Solitaryconfinement
63Amountoffine 74Limitofsolitaryconfinement
64Sentenceofimprisonmentfornonpayment 75Enhancedpunishmentforcertainoffences
offine underChapterXIIorChapterXVIIafterprevious
conviction

ChapterIV
GeneralExceptions
76Actdonebyapersonbound,orbymistakeof 92Actdoneinfaithforbenefitofaperson
factbelievinghimselforherselfbound,bylaw withoutconsent
77ActofJudgewhenactingjudicially 93Communicationmadeingoodfaith
78Actdonepursuanttothejudgmentororderof 94Acttowhichapersoniscompelledby
Court threats
79Actdonebyapersonjustified,orbymistakeof 95Actcausingslightharm
factbelievinghimselfjustified,bylaw 96Thingsdoneinprivatedefence
80Accidentindoingalawfulact 97Rightofprivatedefenceofthebodyandof
81Actlikelytocauseharm,butdonewithout property
criminalintent,andtopreventotherharm 98Rightofprivatedefenceagainsttheactofa
82Actofachildundersevenyearsofage personofunsoundmind,etc.
83Actofachildabovesevenandundertwelveof 99Actsagainstwhichthereisnorightof
immatureunderstanding privatedefence
84Actofapersonofunsoundmind 100Whentherightofprivatedefenceofthe
85Actofapersonincapableofjudgmentby bodyextendstocausingdeath
reasonofintoxicationcausedagainsthiswill 101Whensuchrightextendstocausingany
86Offencerequiringaparticularintentof harmotherthandeath
knowledgecommittedbyonewhoisintoxicated 102Commencementandcontinuanceofthe
87Actnotintendedandnotknowntobelikelyto rightofprivatedefenceofthebody
causedeathorgrievoushurt,donebyconsent 103Whentherightofprivatedefenceof
88Actnotintendedtocausedeath,doneby propertyextendstocausingdeath
consentingoodfaithforperson'sbenefit 104Whensuchrightextendstocausingany
89Actdoneingoodfaithforbenefitofchildor harmotherthandeath
insaneperson,byorbyconsentofguardian 105Commencementandcontinuanceofthe
90Consentknowntobegivenunderfearor rightofprivatedefenceofproperty
misconception.ConsentofInsaneperson.Consent 106Rightofprivatedefenceagainstdeadly
ofchild assaultwhenthereisriskofharmtoinnocent
91Exclusionofactswhichareoffences person
independentlyofharmcaused

ChapterV
Abetment(107~120)

107Abetmentofathing
108Abettor
108AAbetmentinIndiaoffenseoutsideIndia
109Punishmentofabetmentissameascrimehasbeendone
110Punishmentofabetmentifpersonabetteddoesactwithdifferentintentionfromthatofabettor
111Liabilityofabettorwhenoneactabettedanddifferentactdone
112Abettorwhenliabletocumulativepunishmentforactabettedandfortheactdone
113Liabilityofabettorforaneffectcausedbytheactabetteddifferentfromthatintendedbyabet
114Abettorpresentwhenoffenceiscommitted
115Abetmentofoffencepunishablewithdeathorlifeimprisonmentforlifeifoffencenotcommitted
116Abetmentofoffencepunishablewithimprisonmentifoffencenotcommitted

ChapterVA

CriminalConspiracy

120ADefinitionofcriminalconspiracy
120
BPunishmentofcriminalconspiracy

ChapterVI
OffencesagainsttheState

121Waging,orattemptingtowagewar,orabettingwagingofwar,againsttheGovernmentofIndia,121A
Conspiracytocommitoffencespunishablebysection121
122Collectingarms,etc.,withintentionofwagingwaragainsttheGovernmentofIndia
123Concealingwithintenttofacilitatedesigntowagewar
124AssaultingPresident,Governor,etc.,withintenttocompelorrestraintheexerciseofanylawful
power,124ASedition
125WagingwaragainstanyAsiaticPowerinalliancewiththeGovernmentofIndia
126CommittingdepredationonterritoriesofPoweratpeacewiththeGovernmentofIndia
127ReceivingPropertytakenbywarondepredationmentioninSections125and126
128PublicservantvoluntaryallowingprisonerofStateorwartoescape
129Publicservantnegligentlysufferingsuchprisonertoescape
130Aidingescapeof,rescuingorharbouringsuchprisoner

ChapterVII
OffencesrelatingtotheArmy,NavyandAirForce

131Abettingmutiny,orattemptingtoseduceasoldier,sailororairmanfromhisduty
132Abetmentofmutiny,ifmutinyiscommittedinconsequencethereof
133Abetmentofassaultbysoldier,sailororairmanonhissuperiorofficer,wheninexecutionofhisoffice
134Abetmentofsuchassault,iftheassaultiscommitted
135Abetmentofdesertionofsoldier,sailororairman
136Harbouringdeserter
137Deserterconcealedonboardmerchantvesselthroughnegligenceofmaster
138Abetmentofactofinsubordinationbysoldier,sailororairman,138ARepealed
139PersonssubjecttocertainActs
140Wearinggarborcarryingtokenusedbysoldier,sailororairman

ChapterVIII
OffencesagainstthePublicTranquillity

141Unlawfulassembly
142Beingmemberofunlawfulassembly
143Punishmentforunlawfulassembly
144Joiningunlawfulassemblyarmedwithdeadlyweapon
145Joiningorcontinuinginunlawfulassembly,knowingithasbeencommandedtodisperse
146Rioting
147Punishmentforrioting
148Rioting,armedwithdeadlyweapon
149Everymemberofunlawfulassemblyguiltyofoffencecommittedinprosecutionofcommonobject
150Hiring,orconnivingathiring,ofpersonstojoinunlawfulassembly
151Knowinglyjoiningorcontinuinginassemblyoffiveormorepersonsafterithasbeencommandedto
disperse
152Assaultingorobstructingpublicservantwhensuppressingriot,etc.
153Wantonlygivingprovocationwithintenttocauseriotifriotingbecommittedifnotcommitted,153A
Promotingenmitybetweendifferentgroupsongroundsofreligion,race,placeofbirth,residence,
language,etc.,anddoingactsprejudicialtomaintenanceofharmony,153AAPunishmentforknowingly
carryingarmsinanyprocessionororganising,orholdingortakingpartinanymassdrillormasstraining
witharms,153BImputations,assertionsprejudicialtonationalintegration
154Owneroroccupieroflandonwhichanunlawfulassemblyisheld
155Liabilityofpersonforwhosebenefitriotiscommitted
156Liabilityofagentofownerofoccupierforwhosebenefitriotiscommitted
157Harbouringpersonshiredforanunlawfulassembly
158Beinghiredtotakepartinanunlawfulassemblyorriot
159Affray
160Punishmentforcommittingaffray

ChapterIX
ChapterIXdealswith:OfOffencesByOrRelatingToPublicServants

ChapterIXSectionsfrom161to171(OfOffencesByOrRelatingToPublicServants)

161[To165A.repealedbythePreventionofCorruptionAct,1988(49of1988)]

166Publicservantdisobeyinglaw,withintenttocauseinjurytoanyperson

167Publicservantframinganincorrectdocumentwithintenttocauseinjury

168Publicservantunlawfullyengagingintrade

169Publicservantunlawfullybuyingorbiddingforproperty

170Personatingapublicservant

171Wearinggarborcarryingtokenusedbypublicservantwithfraudulentintent

ChapterIXA

OffencesRelatingtoElections

171ACandidate,ElectoralRight:Defined
171BBribery
171CUndueInfluenceatelection
171DPersonationatelections
171EPunishmentforbribery
171FPunishmentforUndueinfluenceorpersonationatanelection
171GFalsestatementsinconnectionwithanelection
171HIllegalpaymentsinconnectionwithanelection
171IFailuretokeepelectionaccounts

ChapterX
ContemptsofLawfulAuthorityofPublicServants

172Abscondingtoavoidserviceofsummonsorotherproceeding
173Preventingserviceofsummonsorotherproceeding,orpreventingpublicationthereof
174Nonattendanceinobediencetoanorderformpublicservant,174ANonappearanceinresponsetoa
proclamationundersection82ofAct2of1974
175Omissiontoproducetodocumentorelectronicrecordtopublicservantbypersonlegallyboundto
produceit
176Omissiontogivenoticeorinformationtopublicservantbypersonlegallyboundtogiveit
177Furnishingfalseinformation
178Refusingoathoraffirmationwhendulyrequiredbypublicservanttomakeit
179Refusingtoanswerpublicservantauthorizedtoquestion
180Refusingtosignstatement
181Falsestatementonoathoraffirmationtopublicservantorpersonauthorizedtoadministeranoathor
affirmation
182Falseinformation,withintenttocausepublicservanttousehislawfulpowertotheinjuryofanother
person
183Resistancetothetakingofpropertybythelawfulauthorityofapublicservant
184Obstructingsaleofpropertyofferedforsalebyauthorityofpublicservant
185Illegalpurchaseorbidforpropertyofferedforsalebyauthorityofpublicservan
186Obstructingpublicservantindischargeofpublicfunctions
187Omissiontoassistpublicservantwhenbt
189Threatofinjurytopublicservant
190Threatofinjurytoinducepersontorefrainfromapplyingforprotectiontopublicservant

ChapterXI
FalseEvidenceandOffensesagainstPublicJustice

191Givingfalseevidence
192Fabricatingfalseevidence
193Punishmentforfalseevidence
194Givingorfabricatingfalseevidencewithintenttoprocureconvictionofcapitaloffense
195Givingorfabricatingfalseevidencewithintenttoprocureconvictionofoffensepunishablewith
imprisonmentforlifeorimprisonment,195AThreateninganypersontogivefalseevidence
196Usingevidenceknowntobefalse
197Issuingorsigningfalsecertificate
198Usingastrueacertificateknowntobefalse
199Falsestatementmadeindeclarationwhichisbylawreceivableasevidence
200Usingastruesuchdeclarationknowingittobefalse
201Causingdisappearanceofevidenceofoffense,orgivingfalseinformationtoscreenoffender
202Intentionalomissiontogiveinformationofoffensebypersonboundtoinform
203Givingfalseinformationrespectinganoffensecommitted
204Destructionofdocumentorelectronicrecordtopreventitsproductionasevidence
205Falseimpersonationforpurposeofactorproceedinginsuitorprosecution
206Fraudulentremovalorconcealmentofpropertytopreventitsseizureasforfeitedorinexecution
207Fraudulentclaimtopropertytopreventitsseizureasforfeitedorinexecution
208Fraudulentlysufferingdecreeforsumnotdue
209DishonestlymakingfalseclaiminCourt
210Fraudulentlyobtainingdecreeforsumnotdue
211Falsechargeofoffensemadewithintenttoinjure
212Harboringoffender
213Takinggift,etc.,toscreenanoffenderfrompunishment
214Offeringgiftorrestorationofpropertyinconsiderationofscreeningoffender
215Takinggifttohelptorecoverstolenproperty,etc.
216Harboringoffenderwhohasescapedfromcustodyorwhoseapprehensionhasbeenordered,216A
Penaltyforharboringrobbersordavits,216BRepealed
217Publicservantdisobeyingdirectionoflawwithintenttosavepersonfrompunishmentorproperty
fromforfeiture
218Publicservantframingincorrectrecordorwritingwithintenttosavepersonfrompunishmentor
propertyfromforfeiture
219Publicservantinjudicialproceedingcorruptlymakingreport,etc.,contrarytolaw
220Commitmentfortrialorconfinementbypersonhavingauthoritywhoknowsthatheisactingcontrary
tolaw
221Intentionalomissiontoapprehendonthepartofpublicservantboundtoapprehend
222Intentionalomissiontoapprehendonthepartofpublicservantboundtoapprehendpersonunder
sentenceorlawfullycommitted
223Escapefromconfinementorcustodynegligentlysufferedbypublicservant
224Resistanceorobstructionbyapersontohislawfulapprehension
225Resistanceorobstructiontolawfulapprehensionofanotherperson'225AOmissiontoapprehend,or
sufferanceofescapeonpartofpublicservantincasesnototherwise,providedfor,225BResistantor
obstructiontolawfulapprehension,orrescueincasesnototherwiseprovidedfor
226Omitted
227Violationofconditionofremissionofpunishment
228Intentionalinsultorinterruptiontopublicservantsittinginjudicialproceeding,228ADisclosureof
identityofthevictimofcertainoffensesetc.
229Impersonationofajurororassessor,229AFailurebypersonreleasedonbailorbondtoappearin
Court

ChapterXII
OffencesrelatingtocoinandGovernmentStamps

230Coindefined 248Alteringappearanceofcoinwithintentthatitshall
231Counterfeitingnotes passascoinofdifferentdescription
232CounterfeitingIndiancoin 249AlteringappearanceofIndiacoinwithintentthatit
233Makingorsellinginstrumentfor shallpassascoinofdifferentdescription
counterfeitingcoin 250Deliveryofcoin,possessedwithknowledgethatitis
234Makingorsellinginstrumentfor altered
counterfeitingIndiancoin 251DeliveryofIndiancoin,possessedwithknowledge
235Possessionofinstrument,or thatitisaltered
materialforthepurposeofusingthe 252Possessionofcoinbypersonwhoknewittobe
sameforcounterfeitingcoin alteredwhenhebecamepossessedthereof
236AbettinginIndiathe 253PossessionofIndiancoinbypersonwhoknewittobe
counterfeitingoutofIndiaofcoin alteredwhenhebecamepossessedthereof
237Importorexportofcounterfeit 254Deliveryofcoinasgenuine,which,whenfirst
coin possess,thedelivererdidnotknowtobealtered
238Importorexportofcounterfeitsof 255CounterfeitingGovernmentstamp
theIndiacoin 256Havingpossessionofinstrumentormaterialfor
239Deliveryofcoin,possessedwith counterfeitingGovernmentstamp
knowledgethatitiscounterfeit 257Makingorsellinginstrumentforcounterfeiting
240DeliveryofIndiancoin,possessed Governmentstamp
withknowledgethatitiscounterfeit 258SaleofcounterfeitGovernmentstamp
241Deliveryofcoinasgenuine, 259HavingpossessionofcounterfeitGovernmentstamp
which,whenfirstpossessed,the 260UsingasgenuineaGovernmentstampknowntobea
delivererdidnotknowtobecounterfeit counterfeit
242Possessionofcounterfeitcoinby 261Effacing,writingfromsubstancebearingGovernment
personwhoknewittobecounterfeit stamp,orremovingfromdocumentastampusedforit,with
whenhebecamepossessthereof intenttocauselosstoGovernment
243PossessionofIndiancoinby 262UsingGovernmentstampknowntohavebeenbefore
personwhoknewittobecounterfeit used
whenhebecamepossessedthereof 263Erasureofmarkdenotingthatstamphasbeenused,
244Personemployedinmintcausing 263AProhibitionoffictitiousstamps
cointobeofdifferentweightor 264Modifyingthestamppicture
compositionfromthatfixedbylaw
245Unlawfullytakingcoining
instrumentfrommint
246Fraudulentlyordishonestly
diminishingweightoraltering
compositionofcoin
247Fraudulentlyordishonestly
diminishingweightoraltering
compositionofIndiancoin

ChapterXIII
OffencesrelatingtoWeightandMeasures

264Fraudulentuseoffalseinstrumentforweighing
265Fraudulentuseoffalseweightormeasure
266Beinginpossessionoffalseweightormeasure
267Makingorsellingfalseweightormeasure

ChapterXIV
OffencesaffectingthePublicHealth,Safety,Convenience,DecencyandMorals.

268Publicnuisance 282Conveyingpersonbywaterforhireinunsafe
269Negligentactlikelytospreadinfectionof oroverloadedvessel
diseasedangeroustolife 283Dangerorobstructioninpublicwayorline
270Malignantactlikelytospreadinfectionof ofnavigation
diseasedangeroustolife 284Negligentconductwithrespecttopoisonous
271Disobediencetoquarantinerule substance
272Adulterationoffoodordrinkintendedfor 285Negligentconductwithrespecttofireor
sale combustiblematter
273Saleofnoxiousfoodordrink 286Negligentconductwithrespecttoexplosive
274Adulterationofdrugs substance
275Saleofadulterateddrugs 287Negligentconductwithrespecttomachinery
276Saleofdrugasadifferentdrugor 288Negligentconductwithrespecttopulling
preparation downorrepairingbuildings
277Foulingwaterofpublicspringorreservoir 289Negligentconductwithrespecttoanimal
278Makingatmospherenoxioustohealth 290Punishmentforpublicnuisanceincasesnot
279Rashdrivingorridingonapublicway otherwiseprovidedfor
280Rashnavigationofvessel 291Continuanceofnuisanceafterinjunctionto
281Exhibitionoffalselight,markorbuoy discontinue
292Sale,etc.,orobscenebooks,etc.
293Sale,etc.,ofobsceneobjectstoyoungperson
294Obsceneactsandsongs,294AKeeping
lotteryoffice
ChapterXV
OffencesrelatingtoReligion

295Injuringordefilingplaceofworshipwithintenttoinsultthereligionofanyclass,295ADeliberate
andmaliciousacts,intendedtooutragereligiousfeelingsoranyclassbyinsultingitsreligionorreligious
beliefs
296Disturbingreligiousassembly
297Trespassingonburialplaces,etc.
298Uttering,words,etc.,withdeliberateintenttowoundthereligiousfeelingsofanyperson

ChapterXVI
OffencesaffectingtheHumanBody

299Culpablehomicide 339Wrongfulrestraint
300Murder 340Wrongfulconfinement
301Culpablehomicideby 341Punishmentforwrongfulrestraint
causingdeathofpersonother 342Punishmentforwrongfulconfinement
thanpersonwhosedeathwas 343Wrongfulconfinementforthreeormoredays
intended 344Wrongfulconfinementfortenormoredays
302Punishmentformurder 345Wrongfulconfinementofpersonforwhoseliberationwrithas
303Punishmentformurder beenissued
bylifeconvict 346Wrongfulconfinementinsecret
304Punishmentfor 347Wrongfulconfinementtoextortproperty,orconstraintoillegal
culpablehomicidenot act
amountingtomurder,304A 348Wrongfulconfinementtoextortconfession,orcompelrestoration
Causingdeathbynegligence, ofproperty
304BDowerydeath 349Force
305Abetmentofsuicideof 350Criminalforce
childorinsaneperson 351Assault
306Abetmentofsuicide 352Punishmentforassaultorcriminalforceotherwisethanongrave
307Attempttomurder provocation
308Attempttocommit 353Assaultorcriminalforcetodeterpublicservantfromdischargeof
culpablehomicide hisduty
309NotApplicableasper 354Assaultorcriminalforcetowomanwithintenttooutrageher
latesthearing modesty,354ASexualHarassmentandpunishmentforsexual
310Thug harassment,354BAssaultoruseofCriminalforcetowomanwith
311Punishment intenttodisrobe,354CVoyeurism,354DStalking
312Causingmiscarriage 355Assaultorcriminalforcewithintenttodishonourperson,
313Causingmiscarriage otherwisethanongraveprovocation
withoutwoman'sconsent 356Assaultorcriminalforceinattempttocommittheftofproperty
314Deathcausedbyact carriedbyaperson
donewithintenttocause 357Assaultorcriminalforceinattemptwrongfullytoconfinea
miscarriage person
315Actdonewithintentto 358Assaultorcriminalforceongraveprovocation
preventchildbeingborn 359Kidnapping
aliveortocauseittodieafter 360KidnappingfromIndia
birth 361Kidnappingfromlawfulguardianship
316Causingdeathofquick 362Abduction
unbornchildbyact 363Punishmentforkidnapping,363AKidnappingormaiminga
minorforpurposesofbegging
amountingtoculpable 364Kidnappingorabductinginordertomurder,364AKidnapping
homicide forransom,etc.
317Exposureand 365Kidnappingorabductingwithintentsecretlyandwrongfullyto
abandonmentofchildunder confineperson
twelveyears,byparentor 366Kidnapping,abductingorinducingwomantocompelher
personhavingcareofit marriage,etc.,366AProcurationofminorgirl,366BImportationof
318Concealmentofbirth girlfromforeigncountry
bysecretdisposalofdead 367Kidnappingorabductinginordertosubjectpersontogrievous
body hurt,slavery,etc.
319Hurt 368Wrongfullyconcealingorkeepinginconfinement,kidnappedor
320Grievoushurt abductedperson
321Voluntarilycausing 369Kidnappingorabductingchildundertenyearswithintenttosteal
hurt fromitsperson
322Voluntarilycausing 370Traffickinginpersons,370AExploitationofatraffickedperson
grievoushurt 371Habitualdealinginslave
323Punishmentfor 372Sellingminorforpurposesofprostitution,etc.
voluntarilycausinghurt 373Buyingminorforpurposesofprostitution,etc.
324Voluntarilycausing 374Unlawfulcompulsorylabour
hurtbydangerousweapons 375Rape
ormeans 376Punishmentforrape,376APunishmentforcausingdeathor
325Punishmentfor resultinginpersistentvegetativestateofvictim,376BSexual
voluntarilycausinggrievous Intercoursebyamanwithhiswifeduringseparation,376CSexual
hurt Intercoursebyapersoninauthority,376DGangRape,Intercourseby
326Voluntarilycausing anymemberofthemanagementorstaffofahospitalwithanywoman
grievoushurtbydangerous inthathospital,376EPunishmentforrepeatoffenders
weaponsormeans326A 377Unnaturaloffences
Voluntarilycausinghurtby
useofacid,etc.326B
Voluntarilythrowingor
attemptingtothrowacid
327Voluntarilycausing
hurttoextortproperty,orto
constraintoanillegalact
328Causinghurtbymeans
ofpoison,etc.withintentto
commitanoffence
329Voluntarilycausing
grievoushurttoextort
property,ortoconstraintoan
illegalact
330Voluntarilycausing
hurttoextortconfession,or
tocompelrestorationof
property
331Voluntarilycausing
grievoushurttoextort
confession,ortocompel
restorationofproperty
332Voluntarilycausing
hurttodeterpublicservant
fromhisduty
333Voluntarilycausing
grievoushurttodeterpublic
servantfromhisduty
334Voluntarilycausing
hurtonprovocation
335Voluntarilycausing
grievoushurtonprovocation
336Actendangeringlifeor
personalsafetyofothers
337Causinghurtbyact
endangeringlifeorpersonal
safetyofothers
338Causinggrievoushurt
byactendangeringlifeor
personalsafetyofothers

ChapterXVII
Offencesagainstproperty..

378Theft 421Dishonestorfraudulentremovalorconcealment
379Punishmentfortheft.Whoever ofpropertytopreventdistributionamongcreditors
commitstheftshallbepunishedwith 422Dishonestlyorfraudulentlypreventingdebtbeing
imprisonmentofeitherdescriptionforaterm availableforcreditors
whichmayextendtothreeyears,orwith 423Dishonestorfraudulentexecutionofdeedof
fine,orwithboth. transfercontainingfalsestatementofconsideration
379APunishmentforSnatching 424Dishonestorfraudulentremovalorconcealment
379BPunishmentforSnatchingwithhurt ofproperty
380Theftindwellinghouse,etc. 425Mischief
381Theftbyclerkorservantofproperty 426Punishedformischief
inpossessionofmaster 427Mischiefcausingdamagetotheamountoffifty
382Theftafterpreparationmadefor rupees
causingdeath,hurtorrestraintinorderto 428Mischiefbykillingormaiminganimalofthe
thecommittingofthetheft valueoftenrupees
383Extortion 429Mischiefbykillingormaimingcattle,etc.,ofany
384Punishmentforextortion valueoranyanimalofthevalueoffiftyrupees
385Puttingpersoninfearofinjuryin 430Mischiefbyinjurytoworksofirrigationorby
ordertocommitextortion wrongfullydivertingwater
386Extortionbyputtingapersoninfear 431Mischiefbyinjurytopublicroad,bridge,riveror
ofdeathorgrievoushurt channel
387Puttingpersoninfearofdeathorof 432Mischiefbycausinginundationor
grievoushurt,inordertocommitextortion 433Mischiefbydestroying,movingorrenderingless
388Extortionbythreatofaccusationofan usefulalighthouseorseamark
offencepunishablewithdeathor 434Mischiefbydestroyingormoving,etc.,aland
imprisonmentforlife,etc. markfixedbypublicauthority
389Puttingpersoninfearofaccusationof 435Mischiefbydestroyingormoving,etc.,aland
offence,inordertocommitextortion markfixedbypublicauthorityMischiefbyfireor
390Robbery explosivesubstancewithintenttocausedamageto
391Dacoity amountofonehundredor(incaseofagricultural
392Punishmentforrobbery produce)tenrupees
393Attempttocommitrobbery 436Mischiefbyfireorexplosivesubstancewithintent
394Voluntarilycausinghurtincommitting todestroyhouse,etc.
robbery 437Mischiefwithintenttodestroyormakeunsafea
395PunishmentforDacoity deckedvesseloroneoftwentytonsburden
396Dacoitywithmurder 438Punishmentforthemischiefdescribedinsection
397Robbery,ordacoity,withattemptto 437committedbyfireorexplosivesubstance
causedeathorgrievoushurt 439Punishmentforintentionallyrunningvessel
398Attempttocommitrobberyordacoity aggroundorashorewithintenttocommittheft,etc.
whenarmedwithdeadlyweapon 440Mischiefcommittedafterpreparationmadefor
399Makingpreparationtocommitdacoity causingdeathorhurt
400Punishmentforbelongingtogangof 441Criminaltrespass
dacoits 442Housetrespass
401Punishmentforbelongingtogangof 443Lurkinghousetrespass
thieves 444Lurkinghousetrespassbynight
402Assemblingforpurposeofcommitting 445Housingbreaking
dacoity 446Housebreakingbynight
403Dishonestmisappropriationof 447Punishmentforcriminaltrespass
property 448Punishmentforhousetrespass
404Dishonestmisappropriationof 449Housetrespassinordertocommitoffence
propertypossessedbydeceasedpersonatthe punishablewithdeath
timeofhisdeath 450Housetrespassinordertocommitoffence
405Criminalbreachoftrust punishablewithimprisonmentforlife
406Punishmentforcriminalbreachof 451Housetrespassinordertocommitoffence
trust punishablewithimprisonment
407Criminalbreachoftrustbycarrier, 452Housetrespassafterpreparationforhurt,assault
etc. orwrongfulrestraint
408Criminalbreachoftrustbyclerkor 453Punishmentforlurkinghousetrespassorhouse
servant breaking
409Criminalbreachoftrustbypublic 454Lurkinghousetrespassorhousebreakinginorder
servant,orbybanker,merchantoragent tocommitoffencepunishablewithimprisonment
410StolenProperty 455Lurkinghousetrespassorhousebreakingafter
411Dishonestlyreceivingstolenproperty preparationforhurt,assaultorwrongfulrestraint
412Dishonestlyreceivingpropertystolen 456Punishmentforlurkinghousetrespassorhouse
inthecommissionofadacoity breakingbynight
413Habituallydealinginstolenproperty 457Lurkinghousetrespassorhousebreakingbynight
414Assistinginconcealmentofstolen inordertocommitoffencepunishablewith
property imprisonment
415Cheating 458Lurkinghousetrespassorhousebreakingbynight
416Cheatingbypersonation afterpreparationforhurt,assault,orwrongfulrestraint
417Punishmentforcheating 459Grievoushurtcausedwhilstcommittinglurking
418Cheatingwithknowledgethat housetrespassorhousebreaking
wrongfullossmayensuetopersonwhose 460Allpersonsjointlyconcernedinlurkinghouse
interestoffenderisboundtoprotect trespassorhousebreakingbynightpunishablewhere
419Punishmentforcheatingby deathorgrievoushurtcausedbyoneofthem
personation 461Dishonestlybreakingopenreceptaclecontain
420Cheatinganddishonestlyinducing 462Punishmentforsameoffencewhencommittedby
deliveryofproperty personentrustedwithcustody

ChapterXVIII
OffencesrelatingtoDocumentsandPropertyMarks

463Forgery 477Fraudulentcancellation,destruction,etc.,ofwill,authoritytoadopt,
464Makingafalse orvaluablesecurity,477AFalsificationofaccounts
document 478Omitted
465Punishmentfor 479Propertymark
forgery 480Omitted
466Forgeryofrecord 481Usingafalsepropertymark
ofcourtorofpublic 482Punishmentforusingafalsepropertymark
register,etc. 483Counterfeitingapropertymarkusedbyanother
467Forgeryof 484Counterfeitingamarkusedbyapublicservant
valuablesecurity,will, 485Makingorpossessionofanyinstrumentforcounterfeitingaproperty
etc. mark
468Forgeryfor 486Sellinggoodsmarkedwithacounterfeitpropertymark
purposeofcheating 487Makingafalsemarkuponanyreceptaclecontaininggoods
469Forgeryfor 488Punishmentformakinguseofanysuchfalsemark.
purposeofharming 489Temperingwithpropertymarkwithintenttocauseinjury,489A
reputation Counterfeitingcurrencynotesorbanknotes,489BUsingasgenuine,
470Forgeddocument forgedorcounterfeitcurrencynotesorbanknotes,489CPossessionof
orelectronicrecord forgedorcounterfeitcurrencynotesorbanknotes,489DMakingor
471Usingasgenuinea possessinginstrumentsormaterialsforforgingorcounterfeitingcurrency
forgeddocumentor notesorbanknotes,489EMakingorusingdocumentsresembling
electronicrecord currencynotesorbanknotes
472Makingor
possessingcounterfeit
seal,etc.,withintentto
commitforgery
punishableundersection
467
473Makingor
possessingcounterfeit
seal,etc.,withintentto
commitforgery
punishableotherwise
474Havingpossession
ofdocumentdescribedin
Section466or467,
knowingittobeforged
andintendingtouseitas
genuine
475Counterfeiting
deviceormarkusedfor
authenticatingdocuments
describedinSection467,
orpossessingcounterfeit
markedmaterial
476Counterfeiting
deviceormarkusedfor
authenticatingdocuments
orelectronicrecordother
thanthosedescribedin
Section467,or
possessingcounterfeit
markedmaterial

ChapterXIX
theCriminalBreachofContractsofService

490Repealed
491Breachofcontracttoattendonandsupplywantsofhelplessperson
492Repealed

ChapterXX
OffencesRelatingtoMarriage

493Cohabitationcausedbyamandeceitfullyinducingabeliefoflawfulmarriage
494Marryingagainduringlifetimeofhusbandorwife
495Sameoffencewithconcealmentofformermarriagefrompersonwithwhomsubsequentmarriageis
contracted
496Marriageceremonyfraudulentlygonethroughwithoutlawfulmarriage
497Adultery
498Enticingortakingawayordetainingwithcriminalintentamarriedwoman

ChapterXXA

CrueltybyHusband

498AHusbandofawomansubjectingherto

cruelty

498AinTheIndianPenalCode[498A.Husbandorrelativeofhusbandofawomansubjectinghertocruelty.
Whoever,beingthehusbandortherelativeofthehusbandofawoman,subjectssuchwomantocrueltyshallbe
punishedwithimprisonmentforatermwhichmayextendtothreeyearsandshallalsobeliabletofine.
Explanation.Forthepurposeofthissection,crueltymeans

(a)anywilfulconductwhichisofsuchanatureasislikelytodrivethewomantocommitsuicideortocausegrave
injuryordangertolife,limborhealth(whethermentalorphysical)ofthewomanor

(b)harassmentofthewomanwheresuchharassmentiswithaviewtocoercingheroranypersonrelatedtoherto
meetanyunlawfuldemandforanypropertyorvaluablesecurityorisonaccountoffailurebyheroranyperson
relatedtohertomeetsuchdemand.]ChapterxxA,I.P.C.wasaddedintheyear1983.

ChapterXXI
Defamation

499Defamation
500Punishmentfordefamation
501Printingorengravingmatterknowntobedefamatory
502Saleofprintedorengravedsubstancecontainingdefamatorymatter

ChapterXXII
Criminalintimidation,InsultandAnnoyance

503Criminalintimidation
504Intentionalinsultwithintenttoprovokebreachofthepeace
505Statementsconducingtopublicmischief
506Punishmentforcriminalintimidation
507Criminalintimidationbyananonymouscommunication
508ActcausedbyinducingpersontobelievethathewillberenderedanobjectoftheDivinedispleasure
509Word,gestureoractintendedtoinsultthemodestyofawoman
510Misconductinpublicbyadrunkenperson

ChapterXXIII
AttemptstoCommitOffences

511Punishmentforattemptingtocomonitmontoffencespunishablewithimprisonmentforlifeorother
implementations.AndJustice

References
THEINDIANPENALCODE,1860(http://punjabrevenue.nic.in/crime1.htm)
INDIANPENALCODE,1860WithAmendments(http://indiacode.nic.in/)

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