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Code of Criminal Procedure Act, 1973


THE FIRSH SCHEDULE

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES EXPLANATORY NOTE:

(1) In regard to offences under the Indian Penal Code, the entries in the second and third columns against a section the number of which is given in the first column are not intended as the definition of, and the punishment prescribed for, the offence in the Indian Penal Code, but merely as indication of the substance of the section.

(2) In this Schedule, (I) the expression "Magistrate of the first class" and "Any Magistrate" include Metropolitan Magistrates but not Executive Magistrates; (ii) the word "cognizable" stands for "a police officer may arrest without warrant"; and (iii) the word "non-cognizable" stands for "a police officer shall not arrest without warrant".

I.- OFFENCES UNDER THE INDIAN PENAL CODE

Section Offence Punishment Cognizable or Bailable or By what Court non-cognizable non-bailable 1 2 3 4 5 6

109 Abetment of any offence, if Same as for According as According as Court by which the act abetted is committed offence abetted offence abetted in consequence, and where no abetted. is cognizable or abetted is triable. Express provision is made for non-cognizable. Bailable or its punishment. non-Bailable.

110 Abetment of any offence, if Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto the person abetted does the act with a different intention from that of the abettor.

111 Abetment of any offence, Same as for Ditto Ditto Ditto when one act is abetted and a offence different act is done; subject intended to be to the proviso. abetted.

113 Abetment of any offence, Same as for Ditto Ditto Ditto when an effect is caused by offence the act abetted different from committed. Tht intended by the abettor.

114 Abetment of any offence, if Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto abettor is present when offence is committed.

115 Abetment of an offence, Imprisonment According as Non Bailable Court by which punishable with death or for 7 years offence abetted offence abetted imprisonment for life, if the and fine. is cognizable or is triable. offence be not committed in non-cognizable. consequence of the abetment. If an act which causes harm Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto to be done in consequence of for 14 years the abetment. and fine.

116 Abetment of an offence, Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto punishable with extending to a imprisonment, if the offence quarter part of be not committed in the longest consequence of the abetment. term provided for the offence, or fine, or both If the abettor or the person Imprisonment abetted be a public servant extending to Ditto Ditto Ditto whose duty it is to prevent the half of the offence. longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

117 Abetting of an offence, Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto punishable with for 3 years, or  imprisonment, if the offence fine, or both. be not committed in consequence of the abetment. 118 Concealing a design to Imprisonment Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto commit an offence for 7 years punishable with death or and fine.  imprisonment for life, if the offence be committed. If the offence be not Imprisonment Ditto Bailable Ditto committed. for 3 years and fine.

119 A public servant concealing a Imprisonment Ditto According as Ditto design to commit an offence extending to offence which it is his duty to half of the abetted is prevent, if the offence be longest term Bailable or committed. provided for non-Bailable the offence, or fine, or both. If the offence be punishable Imprisonment Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto with death or imprisonment of 10 years. for life. If the offence be not Imprisonment Ditto Bailable Ditto committed. extending to a quarter part of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

120 Concealing a design to Ditto Ditto According as Ditto commit an offence punishable with abetted is imprisonment, if offence be Bailable or committed. non-Bailable. If the offence be not Imprisonment According as Bailable Court by which committed extending to offence abetted offence abetted one-eighth is cognizable or is triable. part of the non-cognizable. longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

120B Criminal conspiracy to Same as for According as According as Court by which commit an offence abetment of the offence abetment of the punishable with death, the offence which is the which is offence which
imprisonment for life or which is the object of object of is the object of rigorous imprisonment for a object of the conspiracy is conspiracy is conspiracy term of 2 years or upwards conspiracy. cognizable or bail able or triable.
non-cognizable. non-Bailable. Any other criminal Imprisonment Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of conspiracy. for 6 months, the first class. or fine, or both.

121 Waging or attempting to Death, or Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of wage war, or abetting the imprisonment Session. waging of war, against the for life and Government of India. fine.

121A Conspiring to commit certain Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto offences against the State. for life, or  imprisonment for 10 years  and fine.

122 Collecting arms, etc., with the Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto intention of waging war for life, or against the Government of imprisonment India. for 10 year and fine.

123 Concealing with intent to Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto facilitate a design to wage for 10 years war. and fine.

124 Assaulting with intent to Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto facilitate a design to wage for 7 years war. and fine.

124A Sedition. Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto for life and fine, or imprisonment for 3 years and fine, or fine.

125 Waging war against any Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of Asiatic power in alliance or at for life and Session. peace with the Government fine, or of India, or abetting the imprisonment waging of such war. for 7 years and fine, or fine.

126 Committing depredation on Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto the territories of any power in for 7 years alliance or at peace with the and fine, and Government of India. forfeiture of Certain Property.

127 Receiving property taken by Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto war or depredation mentioned in sections 125 and 126.

128 Public servant voluntarily Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto allowing prisoner of State or for life, or war in his custody to escape. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

129 Public servant negligently Simple Ditto Bailable Magistrate of suffering prisoner of State or imprisonment the first class. war in his custody to escape. for 3 years and fine.

130 Aiding escape of, rescuing or Imprisonment Ditto Non-Bailable Court of harbouring, such prisoner, or for life, or Session. offering any resistance to the imprisonment recapture such prisoner. for 10 years and fine.

CHAPTER VII OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY,NAVY AND AIR FORCE

131 Abetting mutiny, or Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of attempting to seduce an for life, or Session. officer, soldier, sailor or imprisonment airman from his allegiance or for 10 years duty. and fine.

132 Abetment of mutiny, if Death, or Ditto Ditto Ditto mutiny is committed in   imprisonment consequence thereof. for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

133 Abetment of an assault by an Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of officer, soldier, sailor or for 3 years the first class. airman on his superior and fine. officer, when in the execution of his office.

134 Abetment of such assault, if Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate of the assault is committed. for 7 years the first class and fine.

135 Abetment of the desertion of Imprisonment Ditto Bailable Any an officer, soldier, sailor or for 2 years, or Magistrate. airman. fine, or both.

136 Harbouring such an officer, Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any soldier, sailor or airman who for 2 years, or Magistrate. has deserted. fine, or both.

137 Deserter concealed on board Fine of 500 Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto merchant vessel, through rupees. negligence of master or person in charge thereof.

138 Abetment of act of Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto insubordination by an officer, for 6 months, soldier, sailor or airman, if or fine, or the offence be committed in both. consequence.

140 Wearing the dress or carrying Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto any token used by a soldier, for 3 months, sailor or airman with intent or fine of 500 that it may be believed that he rupees, or is such a soldier, sailor or both. airman.

CHAPTER VIII OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC TRANQUILITY

143 Being member of an unlawful Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any assembly.  for 6 months, Magistrate. or fine, or both.

144 Joining an unlawful assembly Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto armed with any deadly for 2 years, or weapon. fine,

145 Joining or continuing in an Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto unlawful assembly, knowing that it has been commanded to disperse.

147 Rioting. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto

148 Rioting, armed with deadly Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of weapon. for 3 years, or the first class. fine, or both.

149 If an offence be committed The same as According as According as Court by which by any member of an for the offence is offence is the offence is unlawful assembly, every offence. cognizable or Bailable or triable. other member of such non-cognizable. non-Bailable. assembly shall be guilty of the offence.

150 Hiring, engaging or The same as Cognizable Ditto Ditto employing persons to take for a member part in an unlawful assembly. of such assembly, and for any offence committed by any member of such assembly.

151 Knowingly joining or Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any continuing in any assembly of for 6 months, Magistrate. five or more persons after it or fine, or has been commanded to both. disperse.

152 Assaulting or obstructing Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of public servant when for 3 years, or the first class. suppressing riot, etc. fine, or both.

153 Wantonly giving provocation Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of with intent to cause riot, if for 1 year, or the first class. rioting be committed. fine, or both. If not committed. Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of for 6 months, the first class. or fine, or both.

153A Promoting enmity between Imprisonment Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto classes. for 3 years, fine, or both.

153B Imputations, assertions Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto prejudicial to national for 3 years, or integration. fine, or both.

154 Owner or occupier of land Fine of 1,000 Non-cognizable Bailable Any not giving information of riot, rupees. Magistrate. ect.

155 Person for whose benefit or Fine Ditto Ditto Ditto on whose behalf a riot takes place not using all lawful means to prevent it.

156 Owner or occupier of land Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto not giving information of riot, ect.

157 Harbouring persons hired for Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto an unlawful assembly. for 6 months, or fine, or both.

158 Being hired to take part in an Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto unlawful assembly or riot. Or to go armed. Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto for 2 years, or fine, or both.

160 Committing affray. Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any for one Magistrate. month, or fine of 100 rupees, or both.

161 Being or expecting to be a Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate of public servant, and taking a for 3 years. the first class. gratification other than legal  Or fine, or remuneration in respect of an both. official act.

162 Taking a gratification in Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto order, by corrupt or illegal means, to influence a public servant.

163 Taking a gratification for the Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto exercise of personal influence imprisonment with a public servant. for 1 year, or fine, or both.

164 Abetment by public servant Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto of the offences defined in the for 3 years, or last two preceding clauses fine, or both. with reference to himself.

165 Public servant obtaining any Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto valuable thing, without consideration, from a person concerned in any proceeding or business transacted by such public servant.

165A Punishment for abetment of Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto offences punishable under section 161 or section 165.

166 Public servant disobeying a Simple Non-cognizable Bailable Ditto direction of the law with imprisonment intent to cause injury to any for 1 year, or person. fine, or both.

167 Public servant framing an Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto incorrect document with for 3 years, or intent to cause injury. fine, or both.

168 Public servant unlawfully Simple Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto engaging in trade. Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.

169 Public servant unlawfully Simple Ditto Ditto Magistrate of buying or bidding for imprisonment the first class. property. for 2 years, or fine, or both and confiscation of property, if purchased.

170 Personating a public servant. Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Any for 2 years, or Magistrate. fine, or both.

171 Wearing garb or carrying Imprisonment Ditto Bailable Ditto token used by public servant for 3 months, with fraudulent intent. or fine of 200 rupees, or both.

171E Bribery. Imprisonment Non Bailable Magistrate of for 1 year, or Cognizable the first class. fine, or both, or if treating only, fine only.

171F Undue influence at an Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto election. for one year, or fine, or both. Personation at an election. Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto for one  year, or fine, or both.

171G False statement in connection Fine. Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto with an election.

171H Illegal payments in Fine of 500 Ditto Ditto Ditto connection with elections. rupees.

171I Failure to keep election Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto accounts.

172 Absconding to avoid service Simple Non-cognizable Bailable Any of summons or other imprisonment Magistrate. proceeding from a public for 1 month, servant. or fine of 500 rupees, or both. If summons or notice require Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto attendance in person, ect., in imprisonment a Court of Justice. for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

173 Preventing the service or the Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto affixing of any summons of  imprisonment notice, or the removal of it for 1 month when it has been affixed, or fine of 500 preventing a proclamation. rupees, or both. If summons, etc., require Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto attendance in person, etc., in imprisonment a Court of Justice. for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

174 Not obeying a legal order to Simple Non-cognizable Bailable Any attend at a certain place in imprisonment Magistrate. person or by agent, or for 1 month, departing there from without or fine of 500 authority. rupees, or both. If the order requires personal Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto attendance, etc., in a Court of imprisonment Justice. for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

175. Intentionally omitting to Simple Ditto Ditto The Court in produce a document to a imprisonment which the public servant by a person for 1 month, offence is legally bound to produce or fine of 500 committed, deliver such document. rupees, or subject to the both. provisions of

Chapter XXVI;

or, if not committed in a Court, any Magistrate. If the document is required to Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto be produced in or delivered to imprisonment a Court of Justice. for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

176 Intentionally omitting to give Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto notice or information to a imprisonment public servant by a person for 1 month, legally bound to give such or fine of 500 notice or information. rupees, or both. If the notice or information Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto required respects the imprisonment commission for an offence, for 6 months, etc. or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both. If the notice or information is Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto required by an order passed for 6 months, under sub-section (1) of or fine of section 356 of this Code. 1,000 rupees, or both.

177 Knowingly furnishing false Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto information to a public servant. If the information required Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto respects the commission of an for 2 years, or offence, etc. fine, or both.

178 Refusing oath when duly Simple Non-cognizable Bailable The Court in required to take oath by a imprisonment which the public servant. for 6 months, offence is or fine of committed, 1,000 rupees, subject to the or both. provisions of

Chapter XXVI.;  

or, if not committed in a Court, any Magistrate.

179 Being legally bound to state Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto truth, and refusing to answer questions.

180 Refusing to sign statement Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto made to a public servant imprisonment when legally required to do for 3 months, so. or fine of 500 rupees, or both.

181 Knowingly stating to a public Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of servant, on oath as true that for 3 years the first class. which is false. and fine.

182 Giving false information to a Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Any public servant in order to for 6 months, Magistrate. cause him to use his lawful or fine of power to the injury or 1,000 rupees, annoyance of any person. or both.

183 Resistance to the taking of Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto property by the lawful authority of a public servant.

184 Obstructing sale of property Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto offered for sale by authority for 1 month, of a public servant. or fine of 500 rupees, or both.

185 Bidding, by a person under a Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto legal incapacity to purchase it for 1 month, for property at a lawfully or fine of 200 authorized sale, or bidding rupees, or without intending to perform both. the obligations incurred thereby.

186 Obstructing public servant in Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto discharge of his public for 3 months, functions. or fine of 500 rupees, or both.

187 Omission to assist public Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto servant when bound by law to imprisonment give such assistance. for 1 month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.

Willfully neglecting to aid a Simple Non-cognizable Bailable Any public servant who demands imprisonment Magistrate. aid in the execution of for 6 months, process, the prevention of or fine of 500 offences, etc. rupees, or both.

188 Disobedience to an order Simple Cognizable Ditto Ditto lawfully promulgated by a imprisonment public servant, if such for one disobedience causes month, or fine obstruction, annoyance or of 200 rupees, injury to persons lawfully or both. employed. If such disobedience causes Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto danger to human life, health for 6 months, or safety, etc. or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

189 Threatening a public servant Imprisonment Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto with injury to him or one in for 2 years, or whom he is interested, to fine, or both. induce him to do or forbear to do any official act.

190 Threatening any person to Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto induce him to refrain from for 1 year, or making a legal application for fine, or both. protection from injury.

CHAPTER XI FLASE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

193 Giving or fabricating false Imprisonment Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of evidence in a judicial for 7 years the first class. proceeding. and fine. Giving or fabricating false Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Any evidence in any other case. for 3  years Magistrate. and fine.

194 Giving or fabricating false Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto evidence with intent to cause or life, or any person to be convicted to rigorous a capital offence. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

195 Giving or fabricating false The same as Ditto Ditto Ditto evidence with intent to for the procure conviction of an offence. offence punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 7 years or upwards.

196 Using in a judicial proceeding The same as Non According as Court by which evidence known to be false or for giving or Cognizable. offence of offence of fabricated. fabricating giving such giving or false evidence is fabricating evidence. Bailable or false evidence non-Bailable. is triable.

197 Knowingly issuing or signing Ditto Ditto Bailable. Court by which a false certificate relating to offence of any fact of which such giving false certificate is by law evidence is admissible in evidence. triable.

198 Using as a true certificate one Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. known to be false in a

material point.

 199 False statement made in any Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. declaration which is by law receivable as evidence.

200 Using as true any such Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. declaration known to be false.

201 Causing disappearance of Imprisonment According as Ditto. Court of evidence of   an offence for 7 years the offence in Session. committed, or giving false and fine. relation to information touching it to which screen the offender, if a disappearance capital offence. of evidence is caused is cognizable or non-cognizable. If punishable with Imprisonment Non-cognizable Ditto. Magistrate of imprisonment for life or for 3  years the first class. imprisonment for 10 years. and fine. If punishable with less than Imprisonment Ditto. 10 years, imprisonment. for a quarter Ditto. Court by  which of the longest the offence is term provided triable. for the offence, or fine, or both.

202 Intentional omission to give Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto. Any information of an offence by for 6 months, Magistrate. a person legally bound to or fine, or inform. both.

203 Giving false information Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. respecting an offence for 2 years, or committed. fine, or both.

204 Secreting or destroying any Ditto. Ditto. Ditto. Magistrate of document to prevent its the first class. production as evidence.

205 False personation for the Imprisonment Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate of purpose of any act or for 3 years, or the first class. proceeding in a suit or fine, or both. criminal prosecution, or for becoming bail or security.

206 Fraudulent removal or Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Any concealment, etc., of property for 2 years, or Magistrate. to prevent its seizure as a fine, or both forfeiture, or in satisfaction of a fine under sentence, or in execution of a decree.

207 Claiming property without Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto right, or practicing deception touching any right to it, to prevent its being taken as a forfeiture, or in satisfaction of

a fine under sentence, or in execution of a decree.

208 Fraudulently suffering a Ditto Ditto Ditto Magistrate of decree to pass for a sum not the first class. due, or suffering decree to be executed after it has been satisfied.

209 False claim in a Court of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto Justice. for 2 years and fine.

210 Fraudulently obtaining a Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto decree for a sum not due, or for 2 years, or causing a decree to be fine, or both. executed after it has been satisfied.

211 False charge of offence made Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto with intent to injure. If offence charged be Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto punishable with for 7 years imprisonment for 7 years or and fine. upwards. If offence charged be capital Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of or punishable with session imprisonment for life.

212 Harbouring an offender, if the Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Magistrate of offence be capital. for 5 years the first class. and fine. If punishable with   Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto imprisonment for life or with for 3 years imprisonment for 10 years. and fine. If punishable with Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Ditto imprisonment for 1 year and for a quarter not for 10 years. of the  longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence, or fine or both.

213 Taking gift, etc., to screen an Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto offender from punishment if for 7 years the offence be capital. and fine. If punishable with Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto imprisonment for or with for 3 years imprisonment for 10 years. and fine. If punishable with Imprisonment Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto imprisonment for less than 10 for a quarter years. of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

214 Offering gift or restoration of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto, property in consideration of for 7 years screening offender if the and fine. offence be capital. If punishable with Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto imprisonment for life or with for 3 years imprisonment for 10 years. and fine. If punishable with Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto imprisonment for less than 10 for a quarter years. of the longest term provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

215 Taking gift to help to recover Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto movable property of which a for 2 years, or person has been deprived by fine, or both. an offence without causing apprehension of offender.

216 Harbouring an offender who Imprisonment Ditto Ditto has escaped from  custody, or for 7 years whose apprehension has been and fine. ordered, if the offence be capital. If punishable with Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Magistrate of the imprisonment for life for 3 years, first class. or with imprisonment with or without for 10 years. fine. If punishable with Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto imprisonment for I for a quarter of year and not for 10 the longest term years. provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

216A Harbouring robbers or Rigorous Ditto Ditto Ditto dacoits. Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.

217 Public servant Imprisonment Non Ditto Any Magistrate. disobeying a direction for 2 years, or cognizable of law with intent to fine, or both. save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.

218 Public servant framing Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Magistrate of the an incorrect record or for 3 years, or first class. writing with intent to fine, or both. save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.

219 Public servant in a Imprisonment Non Ditto Ditto judicial proceeding for 7 years,  or cognizable corruptly making and fine, or both. pronouncing an order, report, verdict, or decision which he knows to be contrary to law.

220 Commitment for trial Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto or confinement by a person having authority, who knows that he is acting contrary to law.

221 Intentional omission to Imprisonment According Ditto Ditto apprehend on the part for 7 years, as the of a public servant with or without offence in bound by law to fine. relation to apprehend an offender, which such if he offence be omission capital. has made is cognizable or non cognizable. If punishable with Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto imprisonment for life for 3 years, or imprisonment for 10 with  or without years. fine. If punishable with Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto imprisonment for less for 2 years, than 10 years. with or without fine.

222 Intentional Imprisonment Ditto Non-Bailable Court of Session. commission to for  life, or apprehend on the part imprisonment of a public servant for 14 years, bound by law to with or without apprehend person fine. under sentence of a Court of Justice if under sentence of death. If under sentence of Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate of the imprisonment for life for 7 years, first class. or imprisonment for 10 with or without years, or upwards. fine. If under sentence of Imprisonment Ditto Bailable Ditto imprisonment for less for 3 years, or than 10 years or fine, or both. lawfully committed to custody.

223 Escape from Simple Non Ditto Any Magistrate. confinement imprisonment cognizable negligently suffered by for 2 years, or a public servant. fine, or both.

224 Resistance or Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto  obstruction by a person for 2 years, or to his lawful fine, or both. apprehension.

225 Resistance or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto obstruction to the lawful apprehension of any person, or, rescuing him from lawful custody. If charged with an Imprisonment Ditto Non-Bailable Magistrate of the offence punishable for 3 years and first class. with imprisonment for fine. life or imprisonment for 10 years. If charged with a Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto capital offence. for 7 years and fine. If the person is Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto sentenced to imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, or upwards. If under sentence of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. death. for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

225A Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise provided for: -

(a)in case of Imprisonment Non Bailable Magistrate of the intentional omission or for 3 years, or cognizable first class. sufferance. fine, or both.

(b)in case of negligent Simple Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate. omission or sufferance. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

225B Resistance or Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate. obstruction to  lawful for 6 months, or  apprehension, or fine, or both. escape or rescue in cases not  otherwise provided for.

227 Violation of condition Punishment of Ditto Non-Bailable The Court by of remission of original which the original punishment. sentence, or if offence was part of the triable. punishment has been undergone, the residue.

228 Intentional insult or Simple Non Bailable The Court in interruption to a public imprisonment cognizable which the offence servant sitting in any for 6 months, or is  committed stage of a judicial fine of 1,000 subject to the proceeding. rupees, or both. provisions of

Chapter XXVI.

{Ins. Disclosure of identity Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Any Magistrate. By Act 43 of offences, etc. of the victim of certain for two years and fine. 1983, s. 5.}

Printing or publication Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto

228A of a proceeding without prior permission of Court.

229 Personation of a juror Imprisonment Non Ditto Magistrate of the or assessor. for 2 years, or cognizable first class. fine, or both.

231 Counterfeiting , or Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate of the performing any part for 7 years and first class. of the process of fine. counterfeiting coin.

232 Counterfeiting, or Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. performing any part for life, or of the process of imprisonment counterfeiting Indian for 10 years coin. and fine.

233 Making, buying or Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the selling instrument for 3 years and first class. the purpose of fine. counterfeiting coin.

234 Making, buying or Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. selling instrument for 7 years and the purpose of fine. counterfeiting Indian coin.

235 Possession of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the instrument or for 3 years and first class. material for the fine. purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin. If Indian coin. Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. for 10  years and fine.

236 Abetting, in Indian, The Ditto Ditto Ditto the counterfeiting, punishment out of India, of coin. provided for abetting the counterfeiting of such coin within India.

237 Import or export of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the counterfeit coin, for 3 years and first class knowing the same to fine. be counterfeit.

238 Import or export of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. counterfeit of Indian for life, or coin, knowing the imprisonment same to be for 10 years counterfeit. and fine.

239 Having any Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the counterfeit coin for 5 years and first class. known to be such fine. when it came into possession, and delivering, etc., the same to any person.

240 Same with respect to Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. Indian coin. for 10 years and fine.

241 Knowingly delivering Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate. to another any for 2 years, or counterfeit coin as fine, or 10 genuine, which, when times the first possessed, the value of the deliverer did not coin know to be counterfeited, counterfeit. or both.

242 Possession of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the counterfeit coin by a   for 3 years and first class. person who knew it fine. to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof.

243 Possession of Indian Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto  coin by a person who for 7 years and knew it to be fine. counterfeit when he became possessed thereof.

244 Person employed in a Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Mint causing coin to be of a different

weight or composition from that fixed by law.

245 Unlawfully taking Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto from a Mint any coining instrument.

246 Fraudulently Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto diminishing the for 3 years and weight or altering the fine. composition of any coin.

247 Fraudulently Imprisonment Cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate of the diminishing the for 7 years and first class. weight or altering the fine. composition of Indian coin.

248 Altering appearance Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto of any coin with for 3 years  and intent that it shall fine. pass as a coin of a different description.

249 Altering appearance Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto of Indian coin with for 7  years and intent that it shall fine. pass as a coin of a different description.

250 Delivery to another Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto of coin possessed for 5 years and with the knowledge fine. that it is altered.

251 Delivery of Indian Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. coin possessed with for 10 years the knowledge that it and fine. is altered.

252 Possession of altered Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the coin by a person who for 3 years and first class. knew it to be altered fine. when he became

possessed thereof.

253 Possession of Indian Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto coin by a person who for 5 years and knew it to be altered fine. when he became possessed thereof.

254 Delivery to another Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate of coin as genuine for 2 years, or which, when first fine, or 10 possessed, the times the deliverer did not value of the know to be altered. coin.

255 Counterfeiting a Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of Session. Government stamp.   for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

256 Having possession of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the an instrument or for 7 years and first class. material for the fine. purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp.

257 Making, buying or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto selling instrument for the purpose of

counterfeiting a Government stamp.

258 Sale of counterfeit Ditto Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the Government stamp. first class.

259 Having possession of Ditto Ditto Bailable Ditto a counterfeit Government stamp.

260 Using as genuine a Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto Government stamp for 7 years, or known to be fine, or both. counterfeit.

261 Effacing any writing Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Ditto from a substance for 3 years, or bearing a fine, or both. Government stamp, or removing from a document a stamp used for it, with intent to cause a loss to Government.

262 Using a Government Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate. stamp known to have for 2 years, or been before used. fine, or both.

263 Erasure of mark Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the denoting that stamps for 3 years, or first class. have been used. fine, or both.

263A Fictitious stamps. Fine of 200 Ditto Ditto Any Magistrate. rupees.

CHAPTER XIII OFFENCES RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

264 Fraudulent use of Imprisonment Non Bailable Any Magistrate. false instrument for 1 year, or cognizable weighing. fine, or both.

265 Fraudulent use of Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto  false weight or measure.

266 Being in possession Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto of false weights or measures for fraudulent use.

267 Making or selling Ditto Cognizable Non-Bailable Ditto false weights or measures for fraudulent use.

269 Negligently doing Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any Magistrate. any act known to be for 6 months, likely to spread or fine, or infection of any both. disease dangerous to life.

270 Malignantly doing Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto any act known to be for 2 years, or likely to spread fine, or both. infection of any disease dangerous to life.


271 Knowingly Imprisonment Non Ditto Ditto disobeying any for 6 months,  cognizable quarantine rule. or fine, or both.

272 Adulterating food or Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto drink intended for 6 months, sale, so as to make or fine of the same noxious. 1,000 rupees, or both.

273 Selling any food or Imprisonment Non Bailable Any Magistrate. drink as food and for 6 months, cognizable knowing the same to or fine of be noxious. 1,000 rupees, both.

274 Adultering any drug Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto or medical preparation intended for sale so as to lessen its efficacy, or to change its operation, or to make it noxious.

275 Offering for sale or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated.

276 Knowingly selling or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation.


"272 Adulterating food or drink Imprisonment Cognizable Non-bail Court of  intended for sale, so as to for life, with or ale Session. make the same noxious. with for life, with or wit

273 Selling any food or drink as without fine Ditto Ditto Ditto food and drink, knowing the fine. same to be noxious. Ditto

274 Adulterating any drug or Ditto medical preparation intended for sale so as to lessen its Ditto efficacy, or to change its operation or to make it noxious.

275 Offering for sale or issuing Ditto Ditto Ditto from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to Ditto have been adulterated.

276 Knowingly selling or issuing Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of from a dispensary any  drug or Session medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation.

[Vide U.P. Act 47 of 1973].

"272 Adulterating food or drink Imprisonment Cognizable Non- Court of intended for sale, so as to for life, with or Bailable Session. make the same noxious. without fine.

273 Selling any food or drink, as Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto food or drink knowing the same to be noxious.

274 Adulterating any drug or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto medical preparation intended for sale so as to lessen its efficacy, or to change its operation or to make it noxious.

275 Offering for sale or issuing Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated.

276 Knowingly selling or issuing Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto from a dispensary any drug or medical preparations as different drug or medical preparation.

[Vide W.B. Act 34 of 1974].

277 Defiling the water of a public Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any spring or reservoir. for 3 months, Magist or fine of 500 ate. rupees, or both.

278 Making atmosphere noxious to Fine of 500 Non- Ditto health. rupees. cognizable Ditto

279 Driving or riding on a public Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto way so rashly or negligently as for 6 months, Ditto to endanger human life, etc. or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

280 Navigating any vessel so rashy Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.

281 Exhibition of a false light, Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Magist mark or buoy, for 7 years, or ate of fine, or both. the first class.

282 Conveying for hire any person Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Any by water, in a vessel in such a for 6 months, Magist state, or so loaded, as to or fine of ate. endanger his life. 1,000 rupees, or both.

283 Causing danger, obstruction Fine of 200 Ditto Ditto Ditto or, injury in any public  way or rupees. line of navigation.

284 Dealing with any poisonous Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto substance so as to endanger for 6 months, human life, etc. or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

285 Dealing with fire or any Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto combustible matter so as to endanger human life. etc.

286 So dealing with any explosive Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto substance.

287 So dealing with any Ditto Non Ditto Ditto machinery cognizable

288 A person omitting to guard Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto  against probable danger to for 6 months, human life by the fall of any or fine of building over which he has a 1,000 rupees, right entitling him to pull it or both. down or repair it.

289 A person omitting to take Fine of 200 Non Ditto Ditto order with any animal in his rupees. Cognizable possession, so as to guard against danger to human life, or of grievous hurt, from such animal.

290 Committing a public nuisance. Simple Cognizable Ditto Ditto imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.

291 Continuance of nuisance after On first Ditto Ditto Ditto injunction to discontinue. conviction, with imprisonment for 2 years, and with fine of 2,000

292 Sale, etc., of obscene books, rupees and, in Ditto etc. the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment or five years and with fine of 5,000 rupees.

"292A Printing etc. of grossly indecent Imprison Nonmalleable Any Magistrate or scurrilous matter or matter nt of either cognizable intended for blackmail. Description for 2 years, or fine, or both.

293 Sale, etc., of absence objects to On first Cognizable Ditto Ditto " young persons.  Conviction with imprisonment for 3 years, and fine of 2,000 rupees and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for 7 years, and [Vide T.N. Act No. 30 of 1984]. with fine of 5000 rupees. 293 Sale, etc., of obscene objects to On first Ditto Bailable Ditto young persons. conviction, with imprisonment for 3 years,   and with fine of 2,000 rupees, and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for 7 years, and with fine of 5,000 rupees.

294 Obscene songs. Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto nt for 3 months, or fine, or both.

294A Keeping a lottery office. Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto nt for 6 months, fine, or both. Publishing proposals relating to Fine of Ditto Ditto Ditto lotteries. 1,000 rupees.

CHAPTER XV OFFENCES RELATIG TO RELIGION

295 Destroying, damaging or Imprisonment Cognizable Non Any defiling a place of worship or nt for 2 bailable Magistrate sacred object with intent to insult years, or the religion of any c lass of fine, or both. persons.

295A Maliciously insulting the Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate religion or the religious beliefs nt for 3 of the first of any class. years, or class fine, or both

296 Causing a disturbance to an Imprisonment Ditto Bailable Any assembly engaged in religious nt for 1 year, Magistrate worship. or fine, or . both.

297 Trespassing in place of worship Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto or sepulcher, disturbing funeral with intention to wound the feelings or to insult the religion of any person, or offering indignity to a human corpse.

298 Uttering any word or making Imprisonment Non Bailable Any sound in the hearing or nt for 1 year cognizable Magistrate making any gesture, or placing or fine,  or any object in the sight of any both person, with intention to wound his religious feelings.

CHAPTER XVI OFFENCES AFFECTING THE HUMAN BODY

302 Murder. Death, or Cognizable Non Court of imprisonment bailable Session. nt for life, and fine.

303 Murder by a person under Death Ditto Ditto Ditto sentence of imprisonment for life.

304 Culpable homicide not Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto amounting to murder, if act   by nt for life, or which the death is caused is imprisonment done with intention of causing nt for 10 death, etc. years and fine. If act is done with knowledge Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto that it is likely to cause death, nt for 10 but without any intention to years, or cause death, etc. fine, or both.

304A Causing death by rash or Imprisonment Ditto Bailable Magistrate negligent act. nt for 2 of the first years, or class. fine, or both.

304B Dowry death. Imprisonment Ditto Non Court of nt of not less bailable Session.] than 7 years but which may extend to imprisonment nt for life.

305 Abetment of suicide committed Death, or Ditto Ditto Ditto by child, or insane or delirious imprisonment person or an idiot, or a person nt for life, or intoxicated. Imprisonment nt for 10 years and fine.

306 Abetting the commission of Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto suicide. nt for 10 years and fine.

307 Attempt to murder. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto If such act causes hurt to any Imprisonment Cognizable. Non Court of person. nt for life, or bailable. Session imprisonment nt for 10 years and fine. Death or Ditto. Ditto. Ditto

Attempt by life-convict to imprisonment murder, if hurt is caused. nt for 10 years and fine.

308 Attempt to commit culpable Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto. Ditto homicide. nt for 3  years, or fine, or both.

309 If such act causes hurt to any Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto. Ditto person. nt for 7 years, or fine, or both.

310 Attempt to commit suicide. Simple Ditto. Bailable. Any imprisonment Magistrate nt for 1 year, or fine, or both.

311 Being a thug. Imprisonment Cognizable Non Court of nt for life bailable Session. and fine.

312 Causing miscarriage. Imprisonment Non Bailable. Magistrate nt for 3 cognizable. of the first years, or class fine, or both. If the woman be quick with Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto child. nt for 7 years and fine.

313 Causing miscarriage without Imprisonment Cognizable Non Court of woman's consent. nt for life, or bailable. Session impresentm nt for 10 years and fine.

314 Death caused by an act done Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto with intent to cause miscarriage. nt for 10 years and fine. If act done without woman's Imprisonment consent. nt for life, or Ditto. Ditto Ditto as above.

315 Act done with intent to prevent a Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto child being born alive, or to nt for 10 cause it to die after its birth. years, or fine, or both.

316 Causing death of a quick unborn Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto child by an act amounting to nt for 10 culpable homicide. years, or fine, or both.

317 Exposure of a child under 12 Imprisonment Ditto. Bailable. Magistrate years of age by parent or person nt for 7 of the first having care of it with intention years, or class of wholly abandoning it. fine, or both.

318 Concealment of birth by secret Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto disposal of dead body. nt for 2 years, or fine, or both.

323 Voluntarily causing hurt. Imprisonment Non Ditto Any nt for 1 year, bailable Magistrate or fine of . 1,000 rupees, or both.

324 Voluntarily causing hurt by Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any dangerous weapons or means. nt for 3 Magistrate years, or fine, or both.

325 Voluntarily causing grievous Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto hurt. nt for 7 years and fine.

326 Voluntarily causing grievous Imprisonment Ditto. Non Magistrate hurt by dangerous  weapons or nt for life, bailable of the first means. or class imprisonment nt for 10 years   and fine.

327 Voluntarily causing hurt to Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto extort property or a valuable nt for 10 security, or to constrain to do years and anything which is illegal or fine. which may facilitate the commission of an offence.

328 Administering stupefying drug Ditto. Ditto Ditto Court of with intent to cause hurt, etc. Session

329 Voluntarily causing grievous Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto hurt to extort property or a nt for life, or valuable security, or to constrain imprisonment to do anything which is illegal, nt for 10 or which may facilitate the years and commission of an offence. fine.

330 Voluntarily causing hurt to Imprisonment Ditto. Bailable Magistrate extort confession or information, nt for 7 of the first or to compel restoration of years and  class property, etc. fine.

331 Voluntarily causing grievous Imprisonment Ditto. Non Court of hurt to extort confession or nt for 10 bailable Session information, or to compel years and restoration of property , etc. fine.

332 Voluntarily causing hurt to deter Imprisonment Ditto. Bailable Magistrate public servant from his duty. nt for 3 of the first years, or class fine, or both

333 Voluntarily causing grievous Imprisonment Ditto. Non Court of hurt to deter public servant from nt for 10 bailable Session his duty. years and fine.

334 Voluntarily causing hurt on Imprisonment . Non Bailable Any grave and sudden provocation, nt for 1 cognizable. Magistrate not intending to hurt any other month, or than the person who fine of 500 rupees, or both.

335 Causing grievous hurt on grave Imprisonment Cognizable. Ditto Magistrate and sudden provocation, not nt for 4 of the first intending to hurt any other than years, or class the person who gave the fine of 2,000 provocation. rupees, or both.

336 Doing any act which endangers Imprisonment Cognizable. Ditto Any human life or the personal safety nt for 3 Magistrate of others. months, or fine of 250 rupees, or both.

337 Causing hurt by an act which Imprisonment Non Ditto Ditto endangers human life, etc. nt for 6 cognizable. months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. .

338 Causing grievous hurt by an act Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto which endangers human life, etc. nt for 2 years, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

341 Wrongfully restraining any Simple Ditto Ditto Ditto person. imprisonment nt for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or both. 342 Wrongfully confining any Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto person. nt for 1 year, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

343 Wrongfully confining for 3 or Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto more days. nt for 2 years, or fine, or both.

344 Wrongfully confining for 10 or Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Ditto more days. nt for 3 years and fine.

345 Keeping any person in wrongful Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Magistrate confinement, knowing that a writ nt for 2 of the first has been issued for his years, in class liberation. addition to imprisonment nt under any other section.

346 Wrongful confinement in secret. Ditto. Ditto. Ditto Ditto

347 Wrongful confinement for the Imprisonment Ditto. Ditto Any purpose of extorting property, or nt for 3 Magistrate constraining to an illegal act, etc. years and fine.

348 Wrongful confinement for the Ditto. Ditto Ditto Ditto purpose of extorting confession or information, or of compelling restoration of property, etc.

352 Assault or use of criminal force Imprisonment Non Ditto Ditto  otherwise than on grave nt for 3 cognizable provocation. months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both.

353 Assault or use of criminal force Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto to deter a public servant from nt for 2 discharge of his duty. years, or fine, or both.

354 Assault or use of criminal force Imprisonment Cognizable Bailable Any to a woman with intent to nt for 2 Magistrate outrage her modesty. years, or fine, or both.355 Assault or criminal force with Ditto. Non- Ditto Ditto intent to dishonor a person, Cognizable otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation.

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"354 Assault or use of criminal force Imprisonment Cognizable Non Court of to a woman with intent to nt for 7 bailable Session outrage her modesty. years, and fine.

355 Assault or criminal force with Imprisonment Non- Bailable Any intent to dishonor a person nt for 2 Cognizable Magistrate otherwise than on grave and years, or e sudden provocation. fine, or both.

[Vide A.P. Act No. 3 of 1992, Section 2 (w.e.f. 15.2.1992)].

356 Assault or criminal force in Ditto. Cognizable Ditto Ditto attempt to commit theft of property worn or carried by a person.

357 Assault or use of criminal force Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto in attempt   wrongfully to confine nt for 1 year a person. or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

358 Assault or use of criminal force Simple Non- Ditto Ditto on grave and sudden imprisonment Cognizable provocation. nt for one month, or fine of 200 rupees, or both.

363 Kidnapping. Imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Magistrate nt for 7 of the first years, and class fine.

363A Kidnapping or obtaining the Imprisonment Cognizable Non custody of a minor in order that nt for 10 bailable Ditto such minor may be employed or years and used for purposes of begging. fine. Maiming a minor in order that Imprisonment Cognizable Non Court of such minor may be employed or nt for life bailable Session used for purposes of begging. and fine.

363-A Kidnapping or obtaining the Imprisonment Cognizable Non Magistrate custody of a minor in order that not for 10 bailable of the such minor may be employed or years  and first class used for purposes of begging. Fine Maiming a minor in order that Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of such minor may be employed ornate for life Session used for purposes of begging. and fine.

[Vide U.P. Act No. 1 of 1984,Section 12 (w.e.f. 1.5.1984)].

364 Kidnapping or abducting in Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto order to murder. nt for life, rigorous imprisonment nt for 10 years and fine.

364A Kidnapping for ransom, etc. Death, or Ditto Ditto Ditto ] imprisonment nt for life and fine.

365 Kidnapping or abducting with Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Magistrate intent secretly and wrongfully to nt for 7 of the first confine a person. years and class fine

366 Kidnapping or abducting a Imprisonment Ditto Ditto Court of woman to compel her marriage nt for 10 Session or to cause her defilement, etc. years and fine.

366A Procuration of minor girl. Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto

366B Importation of girl from foreign Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto country.

367 Kidnapping or abducting in Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto order to subject a person to grievous hurt, slavery, etc

368 Concealing or keeping in Punishment for Cognizable Non-Bailable Court by confinement a kidnapped kidnapping or which the person. abduction. Kidnapping or abduction is triable.

369 Kidnapping or abducting a Imprisonment for 7 Ditto Ditto Magistrate child with intent to take years and fine. of the first property from the person of class. such child.

370 Buying or disposing of any Ditto Non-Cognizable Bailable Ditto person as a slave.

371 Habitual dealing in slaves. Imprisonment for life, Cognizable Non-Bailable Court  of or imprisonment for Session. 10 years and fine.

372 Selling or letting to hire a Imprisonment for 10Ditto Ditto Ditto minor for purposes of years and fine. prostitution, etc.

373 Buying or obtaining Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto possession of a minor for the same purposes.

374 Unlawful compulsory labor. Imprisonment for 1Ditto Bailable Any year, or fine, or both. Magistrate.

376 Rape. Imprisonment for life Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of or imprisonment for Session ten years and fine. Intercourse by a man with his Imprisonment for twoNon-cognizableBailable Ditto wife not being under twelve years, or fine, or both. years of age.

376A Intercourse by a man with his Imprisonment for two Ditto Ditto Ditto wife during separation. years and fine.

376B Intercourse by public servant Imprisonment for Cognizable (but Ditto Ditto with woman in his custody. five years and fine. no arrest shall be made without a warrant or without an order of a Magistrate).

376C Intercourse by superintendent Imprisonment for Ditto Bailable Court of jail, remand home, etc. five years and fine. Session.

376D Intercourse by manager, etc., Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto of a hospital with any woman in that hospital.

377 Unnatural offences. Imprisonment for Cognizable Non-Bailable Magistrate life, or imprisonment for of the first 10 years and fine. class.

379 Theft. Imprisonment for 3Cognizable Non-Bailable Any years, or fine, or Magistrate. both.

380 Theft in a building, tent or Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto vessel. years and fine.

381 Theft by clerk or servant of Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto property in possession of master or employer.

382 Theft, after preparation Rigorous Ditto Ditto Magistrate having been made for causing Imprisonment for 10 of the first death, or hurt, or restraint, or years and  fine. class. fear of death, or of hurt or of restraint, in order to the committing of such  theft, or to retiring after committing it, or to retaining property taken by it.

384 Extortion. Imprisonment for 3 Ditto Ditto Any years, or fine, or Magistrate. both.

385 Putting or attempting to put in Imprisonment for 2Ditto Bailable Ditto fear of injury, in order to years, or fine, or commit extortion. both.

386 Extortion by putting a person Imprisonment for 10Cognizable Non-Bailable  Magistrate in fear of death or grievous years and fine. of the first hurt. class.

387 Putting or attempting to put a Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto person in fear of death or years and fine. grievous hurt in order to commit extortion.

388 Extortion by threat of Imprisonment for 10Cognizable Bailable Magistrate accusation of an offence years and fine. of the first punishable with death, class. imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years. If the offence threatened be an  Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto unnatural offence. life.

389 Putting a person in fear of Imprisonment for 10Ditto Ditto Ditto accusation of an offence years and fine. punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years in order to commit extortion. If the offence be an unnatural Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto offence. life.

392 Robbery. Rigorous Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto imprisonment for 10 years and fine. If committed on the highway Rigorous Ditto Ditto Ditto between sunset and sunrise.  imprisonment for 14 years and fine.

393 Attempt to commit robbery Rigorous Ditto Ditto Ditto imprisonment for 7 years and fine.

394 Person voluntarily causing Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto hurt in committing  or life, or rigorous attempting to commit robbery, imprisonment for 10 or any other person jointly years and fine. concerned in such robbery.

395 Dacoity. Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of Session.

396 Murder in dacoity. Death, imprisonment Ditto Ditto Ditto for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and line.

 397 Robbery or dacoity, with Rigorous Ditto Ditto Ditto attempt to cause death or imprisonment for not grievous hurt. less than 7 years.

 398 Attempt to commit robbery or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto dacoity when armed with deadly weapons.

399 Making preparation to Rigorous Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of commit dacoity. imprisonment for 10 Session. years and fine.

400 Belonging to a gang of Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto persons associated for the life, or rigorous purpose of habitually imprisonment for 10 committing dacoity. years and fine.

401 Belonging to a wandering Rigorous Ditto Ditto Magistrate gang of persons associated for imprisonment for 7 of the first the purpose of habitually years and fine. class. committing thefts.

402 Being one of five or more Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of persons assembled for the Session. purpose of committing dacoity.

403 Dishonest misappropriation of Imprisonment for 2Non-cognizable Bailable Any

movable property, or years, or fine, or Magistrate.

converting it to one's own use. both.

404 Dishonest misappropriation of Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Magistrate property, knowing that it was years and fine. of the first in possession of a deceased class. person at his death, and that it has not since been in the possession of any person legally entitled to it. If by clerk or person Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto employed by deceased. years and fine.

406 Criminal breach of trust. Imprisonment for 3Cognizable Non-Bailable Ditto years, or fine, or both.

407 Criminal breach of trust by a Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto carrier, wharfinger, etc. years and fine.

408 Criminal breach of trust by a Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto clerk or servant.

409 Criminal breach of trust by Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto public servant or by banker, life, or imprisonment merchant or agent, etc. for 10 years and fine.

411 Dishonestly receiving stolen Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Any property knowing it to be years, or fine, or Magistrate. stolen. both.

412 Dishonestly receiving stolen Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Court of property, knowing that it was life, or rigorous Session. obtained by dacoity. imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

413 Habitually dealing in stolen Imprisonment for Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of  property. life, or imprisonment Session. for 10 years and fine.

414 Assisting in concealment or Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Any disposal of stolen property, years, or fine, or Magistrate. knowing it to be stolen. both.

417 Cheating. Imprisonment for 1Non-cognizable Bailable Ditto year, or fine, or both.

418 Cheating a person whose Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Ditto interest the offender was years, or fine, or bound, either by law or by both. legal contract, to protect.

419 Cheating by personation. Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto

420 Cheating and thereby Imprisonment for 7Ditto Non-Bailable Magistrate dishonestly inducing delivery years and fine. of the first of property, or the making, class. alteration or destruction of a valuable security.

421 Fraudulent removal or Imprisonment for 2Non-cognizable Bailable Any concealment of property, etc., years, or fine, or Magistrate. to prevent distribution among both. creditors.

422 Fraudulently preventing from Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto being made available for his

creditors a debt or demand due to the offender.

423 Fraudulent execution of deed Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto of transfer containing a false statement of consideration.

424 Fraudulent removal or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto concealment of property, of  himself or any other person or assisting in the doing thereof, or dishonestly releasing any demand or claim to which he is entitled.

426 Mischief. Imprisonment for 3Non-cognizable Bailable Any months, or fine, or  Magistrate. both.

427 Mischief, and thereby causing Imprisonment for 2Ditto Ditto Ditto damage to the amount of 50 years, or fine, or rupees or upwards. both.

428 Mischief by killing, Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto poisoning, maiming or rendering useless any animal of the value of 10 rupees or upwards.

429 Mischief by killing, Imprisonment for 5Ditto Ditto Magistrate poisoning, maiming or years, or fine, or of the first rendering useless any both. class. elephant, camel, horse, etc., whatever may be its value, or any other animal of the value of 50 rupees or upwards.

430 Mischief by causing Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto diminution of supply of water for agricultural purposes, etc.

431 Mischief by injury to public Imprisonment for 5Cognizable Bailable Magistrate road, bridge, navigable river, years, or fine, or of the first or navigable, channel and both. class. rendering it impassable or less safe for traveling or conveying property.

432 Mischief by causing Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage.

433 Mischief by destroying or Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto moving or rendering less years, or fine, or useful a lighthouse or sea both. mark, or by exhibiting false lights.

434 Mischief by destroying or Imprisonment for 1Non-cognizable Ditto Any moving, etc., a landmark year, or fine, or both. Magistrate. fixed by public authority.

435 Mischief by fire or explosive Imprisonment for 7Cognizable Bailable Magistrate substance with intent to cause years and fine. of the first damage to an amount of 100 class. rupees or upwards, or, in cause of agricultural produce, 10 rupees or upwards.

436 Mischief by fire or explosive Imprisonment for Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of substance with intent to life, or imprisonment Session. destroy house, etc. for 10 years and fine.

437 Mischief with intent to Imprisonment for 10Ditto Ditto Ditto destroy or make unsafe a years and fine. decked vessel or a vessel of 20 tones burden.

438 The mischief described in the Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto last section when committed life, or imprisonment by fire or any explosive for 10 years, and substance. fine.

439 Running vessel ashore with Imprisonment for 10Ditto Ditto Ditto intent to commit theft, etc. years and fine.

440 Mischief committed after Imprisonment for 5Ditto Bailable Magistrate preparation made for causing years and fine. of the first death, or hurt, etc. class.

447 Criminal trespass. Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Any months, or fine of Magistrate. 500 rupees or both.

448 House-trespass. Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto one year, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

449 House-trespass in order to the Imprisonment for Ditto Non-Bailable Court of commission of an offence life, or rigorous Session. punishable with death. imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

450 House-trespass in order to the Imprisonment for 10Ditto Ditto Ditto commission of an offence years and fine. punishable with imprisonment for life.

451 House-trespass in order to the Imprisonment for 2Ditto Bailable Any commission of an offence years and fine. Magistrate. punishable with imprisonment. If the offence is theft. Imprisonment for 7Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto years and fine.

452 House-trespass, having made Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto preparation for causing hurt, assault, etc.

453 Lurking house-trespass or Imprisonment for 2Cognizable Non-Bailable Any house-breaking. years and fine. Magistrate.

454 Lurking house-trespass or Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Ditto house-breaking in order to the years and fine. commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment. If the offence be theft. Imprisonment for 10Ditto Ditto Magistrate years and fine. of the first class.

455 Lurking house-trespass or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto house-breaking after preparation made for causing hurt, assault, etc.

456 Lurking house-trespass or Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Any house-breaking by night. years and fine. Magistrate

457 Lurking house-trespass or Imprisonment for 5Ditto Ditto Magistrate house-breaking by night in years and fine. of the first order to the commission of an class. offence punishable with imprisonment. If the offence is theft. Imprisonment for 14Ditto Ditto Ditto years and fine.

458 Lurking house-trespass or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto house-breaking by night, after preparation made for causing hurt, etc.

459 Grievous hurt caused whilst Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Court of committing lurking house life, or imprisonment Session. trespass or house-breaking. for 10 years and fine.

460 Death or grievous hurt caused Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto by one of several persons jointly concerned in house breaking by night, etc.

461 Dishonestly breaking open or Imprisonment for 2Ditto Ditto Any unfastening any closed years, or fine, or Magistrate. receptacle containing or both. supposed to contain property.

462 Being entrusted with any Imprisonment for 3Cognizable Bailable Any closed receptacle containing years, or fine, or Magistrate. or supposed to contain any both. property, and fraudulently opening the same.

CHAPTER XVIII- OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS

465 Forgery. Imprisonment for 2Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate years, or fine, or of the first both. class.


466 Forgery of a record of a Court Imprisonment for 7Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto of Justice or of a Registrar of years and fine. Births, etc., kept by a public servant.

467 Forgery of a valuable Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto security, will or authority to life, or imprisonment make or transfer any valuable for 10 years and fine. security, or to receive any money, etc. When the valuable security is Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto a promissory note of the Central Government.

468 Forgery for the purpose of Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto cheating. years and fine.

469 Forgery for the purpose of Imprisonment for 3Ditto Bailable Ditto harming the reputation of any years and fine. person or knowing that it is likely to be used for that purpose.

471 Using as genuine a forged Punishment for Ditto Ditto Ditto document which is known to forgery of such be forged. document. When the forged document is Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto a promissory note of the Central Government.

472 Making or counterfeiting a Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto seal, plate, etc., with intent to life, or imprisonment commit a forgery punishable for 7 years and fine. under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit.

473 Making or counterfeiting a Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto seal, plate, etc., with intent to years and fine. commit a forgery section 467 of the Indian Penal Code,  or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit.

474 Having possession of a Imprisonment for 7Cognizable Bailable Magistrate document, knowing it to be years and fine. of the first forged, with intent to use it as  class. genuine; if the document is one of the description mentioned in section 466 of the Indian Penal Code. If the document is one of the Imprisonment for Non- cognizable Ditto Ditto description mentioned in life, or imprisonment section 467 of the Indian for 7 years and fine. Penal Code.

475 Counterfeiting a device or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto mark used for authenticating documents described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material.

476 Counterfeiting a device or Imprisonment for 7Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto mark used for authenticating years and fine. documents other than those described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material.

477 Fraudulently destroying or Imprisonment for Ditto Ditto Ditto defacing, or attempting to life, or imprisonment destroy or deface, or for 7 years and fine. secreting, a will, etc.

477A Falsification of accounts. Imprisonment for 7Ditto Bailable Ditto years, or fine, or both.

482 Using a false property mark Imprisonment for 1Ditto Ditto Ditto with intent to deceive or year, or fine, or both. injure any person.

483 Counterfeiting a property Imprisonment for 2Ditto Ditto Ditto mark used by another, with years, or fine, or intent to cause damage or both. injury.

484 Counterfeiting a property Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Ditto mark used by a public servant, years and fine. or any mark used by him to denote the manufacture, quality, etc., of any property.

485 Fraudulently making or Imprisonment for 3Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate having possession of any die, years, or fine, or of the first plate or other instrument for both. class. counterfeiting any public or private property mark.

486 Knowingly selling goods Imprisonment for 1Ditto Ditto Any marked with a counterfeit year, or fine, or both. Magistrate. property mark.

487 Fraudulently making a false Imprisonment for 3Ditto Ditto Ditto mark upon any package or years, or fine, or receptacle containing goods, both. with intent to cause it to be believed that it contains goods which it does not contain, etc.

488 Making use of any such false Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto mark.

489 Removing, destroying or Imprisonment for 1Ditto Ditto Ditto defacing property mark with year, or fine, or both. intent to cause injury.

489A Counterfeiting currency-notes Imprisonment for Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of or bank-notes. life, or imprisonment Session. for 10 years and fine.

489B Using as genuine forged or Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes.

489C Possession of forged or Imprisonment for 7Ditto Bailable Ditto counterfeit currency-notes or years, or fine, or bank-notes. both.

489D Making or possessing Imprisonment for Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto machinery, instrument or life, or imprisonment material for forging or for 10 years and fine. counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes.

489E Making or using documents Fine of 100 rupees Non-cognizable Bailable Any resembling currency-notes or Magistrate. bank-notes. On refusal to disclose the Fine of 200 rupees. on-cognizable Bailable Any name and address of the Magistrate. printer.

CHAPTER XIX- CRIMINAL BREACH OF CONTRACTS OF SERVICE

491 Being bound to attend on or Imprisonment for 3Non-cognizable Bailable Any supply the wants of a person months, or fine of Magistrate. who is helpless from youth, 200 rupees, or both. unsoundness of mind or disease, and voluntarily omitting to do so.

CHAPTER XX- OFFENCES RELATING TO MARRIAGE

493 A man by deceit causing a Imprisonment for 10Non-cognizableNon-Bailable  Magistrate woman not lawfully married years and fine. of the first to him to believe that she is class. lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief.

494 Marrying again during the Imprisonment for 7Ditto Bailable Ditto lifetime of a husband or wife. years and fine.

495 Same offence with Imprisonment for 10Ditto Ditto Ditto concealment of the former years and fine. marriage from the person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted.

496 A person with fraudulent Imprisonment for 7Ditto Ditto Ditto intention going through the years and fine. ceremony of being married, knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married.

497 Adultery. Imprisonment for 5Ditto Ditto Ditto years, or fine, or both.

498 Enticing or taking away or Imprisonment for 2Ditto Ditto Any detaining with a criminal years, or fine, or Magistrate. intent a married woman. both.

{Ins by Act 46 of Act 46 of 1983, s.6.}

CHAPTER XXA CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND

498A Punishment for subjecting a Imprisonment for Cognizable if Non-Bailable  Agistrate married woman to cruelty. three years and fine. information of the first relating to the class.] commission of the offence is given to an officer in charge of a police Station by the person aggrieved by the offence or by any person related to her by blood, marriage or adoption or if there is no such relative, by any public servant belonging to such class or category as may be notified by the State Government in this behalf.

CHAPTER XXI- DEFAMATION

500 Defamation against the Simple imprisonmentNon-cognizable Bailable Court of President or the Vice for 2 years, or fine, Session. President or the Governor of a or both. State or Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor. Defamation in any other case. Ditto Ditto Ditto Magistrate of the first class.

501 Printing or engraving Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of matter knowing it to be Session. defamatory against the President or the Vice President or the Governor of a State or

Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor. Printing or engraving Simple imprisonmentNon-Cognizable Bailable  Magistrate matter knowing it to be for 2 years, or fine, of the first defamatory, in any other or both. class. case.

502 Sale of printed or Ditto Ditto Ditto Court of engraved substance Session. containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter against the President or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State or Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor. Sale of printed or Ditto Ditto Ditto Magistrate engraved substance of the first containing defamatory class. matter, knowing it to contain such matter in any other case.

CHAPTER XXII- CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION, INSULT AND ANNOYANCE

504 Insult intended to provoke Imprisonment for 2Non-cognizable Bailable Any breach of the peace. years, or fine, or Magistrate. both.

505 False statement, rumor, etc., Imprisonment for 3Ditto Non-Bailable Ditto circulated with intent to cause years, or fine, or mutiny or offence against the both. public peace. False statement, rumor, etc., Ditto Cognizable Ditto Ditto with intent to create enmity, hatred or ill-will between different classes. False statement, rumor, etc., Imprisonment for 5Ditto Ditto Ditto made in place of worship, years  and fine. etc., with intent to create enmity, hatred or ill-will.

506 Criminal intimidation. Imprisonment for 2Non-cognizable Bailable Any years, or fine, or Magistrate. both. If threat be to cause death or Imprisonment for 7Non-cognizable Bailable Magistrate grievous hurt, etc. years, or fine, or of the first both. class.

STATE AMENDMENT

 Uttar Pradesh :

Any offence punishable under Section 506, I.P.C.,When committed In any district Of Uttar Pradesh, shall be, notwithstanding anything contained in the Code Of Criminal  Procedure, 1973, cognizable and non- Bailable.

[Vide Noti.No.777/VIII 9 -87 dated 31.7.1989, published in U.P. Gazette, Extra., Part 4(2) 89)]. -A, Section (Kha) dated 2.8.19 507 Imprisonment for 2Ditto Ditto Ditto Criminal intimidation by years, in addition to anonymous communication or the punishment under having taken precaution to above section. conceal whence the threat comes.

508 Imprisonment for 1Ditto Ditto Any Act caused by inducing a year, or fine, or both. Magistrate. person to believe that he will be rendered an object of Divine displeasure.

509 Simple imprisonment Cognizable Ditto Ditto Uttering any word or making for 1 year, or fine, or any gesture intended to insult both. the modesty of a woman, etc.

510 Simple imprisonment Non-cognizable Ditto Ditto Appearing in a public place, for 24 hours, or fine etc., in a state of intoxication, of 10 rupees, or both. and causing annoyance to any person.

CHAPTER XXIII- ATTEMPTS TO COMMIT OFFENCE

511 Imprisonment for life According as the According as The Court Attempting to commit or imprisonment not offence is the offence by which offences punishable with exceeding half of the cognizable or no attempted by the offence imprisonment for life or longest term -cognizable. the offender attempted is imprisonment, and in such provided for the is Bailable or triable. attempt doing any act towards offence, or fine, or not. the commission of the both. offence.

II-CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES AGAINST OTHER LAWS

Cognizable Non-Bailable Court of If punishable with death, Session. imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for more than 7 years. Ditto Ditto Magistrate

If punishable with of the first imprisonment for 3 years, and class. upwards but not more than 7 years. Non-cognizable Bailable Any

If punishable with Magistrate. imprisonment for less than 3 years or with fine only.



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