What is Indian Penal Code? What are the different sections of Indian Penal Code?

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What is Indian Penal Code (IPC)?

The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the main criminal code of India, which lays down laws describing various criminal offenses and their punishments. The IPC is a comprehensive document that covers a wide range of criminal offenses, including murder, theft, counterfeiting, and many others. It was first enacted in 1860 and is based on the Indian Law Commissioners’ Report of 1837. It applies to all Indian citizens and to all persons on Indian soil, including foreigners, and is one of the oldest criminal codes in the world still in use.

What are the different sections of Indian Penal Code?

The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is divided into 23 chapters, which are further divided into sections. The sections describe various criminal offenses and the corresponding punishments for those offenses.

Here are the chapters and some of the sections of the Indian Penal Code:

1. General Explanations
2. Of Punishments
3. Of Abetment
4. Of Offences Against the Human Body
5. Of the Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service
6. Of Offences Relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force
7. Of Offences Against the State
8. Of Criminal Conspiracy
9. Of Offences by or Relating to Public Servants
10. Of Contempts of the lawful Authority of Public Servants
11. Of False Evidence and Offences Against Public Justice
12. Of Offences Relating to Coin and Government Stamps
13. Of Offences Relating to Weights and Measures
14. Of Offences Affecting the Public Health, Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals
15. Of Offences Affecting the Human Body
16. Of Offences Affecting Property
17. Of Offences Relating to Documents and to Property Marks
18. Of Offences Relating to Marriage
19. Of Offences Against the Public Tranquility
20. Of Offences Relating to Religion
21. Of Offences Relating to the Insult to Religion of any Class
22. Of Offences Relating to Currency Notes and Bank Notes
23. Of Offences Relating to Weights and Measures of Capacity

It is important to note that the Indian Penal Code is a complex legal document and a specific section should be consulted with a lawyer/expert to determine how it applies to a particular situation.

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