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Important Provisions under the Indian Penal Code, 1860

What you’ll learn

  • All about Indian Penal Code, 1860

Requirements

  • None

Description

This course covers some important sections of the Indian Penal Code. Indian Penal Code is the criminal law of India.

Currently, this course covers the following sections:

Section 1 – Title and Extent of Operation

Section 2 – Intra-Territorial Applicability of IPC

Section 3 and 4 – Extra-Territorial Applicability of IPC

Section 8-20 – Definitions

Section 34 – Acts Done With Common Intention

Section 53 – Punishment

Section 54 – Commutation of Death Sentence

Section 55 – Commutation of Life Imprisonment

Section 73, 74 – Solitary Confinement

Section 75 – Enhanced Punishment for Repeat Offenders

Section 82, 83 – Acts of Child

Section 120A – Criminal Conspiracy

Section 120B – Punishment for Criminal Conspiracy

Section 172 – Absconding to Avoid Summon

Section 173 – Preventing Service of Summons

Section 179 – Refusing to Answer Public Servant

Section 299 – Culpable Homicide

Section 300 – Murder

Case Laws for Murder

Guidelines for Admissibility of Dying Declaration

Section 304 B – Dowry Death

Section 319, 321, 323 – Hurt

Section 320, 322, 325 – Grievous Hurt

Section 324, 326 – Hurt/Grievous Hurt by dangerous weapons or means.

Section 359, 360 – Kidnapping/Kidnapping from India

Section 361 – Kidnapping from Lawful Guardianship

Section 362 – Abduction

Difference between Abduction and Kidnapping

Section 363, 363A – Punishment for kidnapping and punishment for maiming minor for begging

Section 375 – Rape

Section 376 – Punishment for Rape

Section 378 – Theft

Section 379 – Punishment for Theft

Section 383 – Extortion

Section 384 – Punishment for Extortion

Difference between Theft and Extortion

Section 403 – Criminal Misappropriation

Section 491 – Breach of contract to attend on and supply wants of helpless person

Section 494 – Bigamy

Section 495 – Aggravated Bigamy

Section 498A – Cruelty Against Married Woman

Section 503, 506 – Criminal Intimidation

Section 504 – Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace

Section 507 – Criminal Intimidation by Anonymous Communication

Section 508 – Rendering an object of divine displeasure

Section 510 – Misconduct in public by a drunken person

Note: This course will continue to be updated with several more sections which are considered important for law students from examination point of view.

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Chapter I Sections 1 to 5 Introduction

Chapter II Sections 6 to 52 General Explanations

Chapter III Sections 53 to 75 Of Punishments

Chapter IV Sections 76 to 106 General Exceptions

of the Right of Private Defence (Sections 96 to 106)

Chapter V Sections 107 to 120 Of Abetment

Chapter VA Sections 120A to 120B Criminal Conspiracy

Chapter VI Sections 121 to 130 Of Offences against the State

Chapter VII Sections 131 to 140 Of Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force

Chapter VIIISections 141 to 160 Of Offences against the Public Tranquillity

Chapter IX Sections 161 to 171Of Offences by or relating to Public Servants

Chapter IXA Sections 171A to 171 I Of Offences Relating to Elections

Chapter X Sections 172 to 190 Of Contempts of Lawful Authority of Public Servants

Chapter XI Sections 191 to 229 Of False Evidence and Offences against Public Justice

Chapter XII Sections 230 to 263 Of Offences relating to coin and Government Stamps

Chapter XIII Sections 264 to 267 Of Offences relating to Weight and Measures

Chapter XIV Sections 268 to 294 Of Offences affecting the Public Health, Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals.

Chapter XV Sections 295 to 298 Of Offences relating to Religion

Chapter XVI Sections 299 to 377 Of Offences affecting the Human Body.

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

Chapter XVII Sections 378 to 462Of Offences Against Property

  • Of Theft (Sections 378 to 382)
  • Of Extortion (Sections 383 to 389)
  • Of Robbery and Dacoity (Sections 390 to 402)
  • Of Criminal Misappropriation of Property (Sections 403 to 404)
  • Of Criminal Breach of Trust (Sections 405 to 409)
  • Of the Receiving of Stolen Property (Sections 410 to 414)
  • Of Cheating (Section 415 to 420)
  • Of Fraudulent Deeds and Disposition of Property (Sections 421 to 424)
  • Of Mischief (Sections 425 to 440)
  • Of Criminal Trespass (Sections 441 to 462)

Chapter XVIII Section 463 to 489 – Offences relating to Documents and Property Marks

  • Offences relating to Documents (Section 463 to 477-A)
  • Offences relating to Property and Other Marks (Sections 478 to 489)
  • Offences relating to Currency Notes and Bank Notes (Sections 489A to 489E)

Chapter XIX Sections 490 to 492 – Of the Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service

Chapter XX Sections 493 to 498Of Offences related to marriage

Chapter XXA Sections 498AOf Cruelty by Husband or Relatives of Husband

Chapter XXI Sections 499 to 502Of Defamation

Chapter XXII Sections 503 to 510Of Criminal intimidation, Insult and Annoyance

Chapter XXIII Section 511 Of Attempts to Commit Offences

Who this course is for:

  • Law students

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