1. Title and extent of operation of the Code. This Act shall be called the Indian Penal Code, and shall extend to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. DownloadKeep Reading

2. Punishment of offences committed within India. Every person shall be liable to punishment under this Code and not otherwise for every act or omission contrary to the provisions thereof, of which, he shall be guilty within India.  Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. ReadKeep Reading

3. Punishment of offences committed beyond but which by law may be tried within India. Any person liable, by any Indian law to be tried for an offence committed beyond India shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond India in theKeep Reading

4. Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences. The provisions of this Code apply also to any offence committed by- (1) any citizen of India in any place without and beyond India; (2) any person on any ship or aircraft registered in India wherever it may be. (3) any person in anyKeep Reading

5. Certain laws not to be affected by this Act. Nothing in this Act shall affect the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen in the service of the Government of India or the provisions of any special or local law. ReadKeep Reading

6. Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions. Throughout this Code every definition of an offence, every penal provision, and every illustration of every such definition or penal provision, shall be understood subject to the exceptions contained in the Chapter entitled “General Exceptions“, though these exceptions areKeep Reading

7. Sense of expression once explained. Every expression which is explained in any part of this Code, is used in every part of this Code in conformity with the explanation. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobileKeep Reading

8. Gender. The pronoun “he” and its derivatives are used of any person, whether male or female. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading

9. Number. Unless the contrary appears from the context, words importing the singular number include the plural number, and words importing the plural number include the singular number. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDFKeep Reading

10. “Man”, “Woman”. The word “man” denotes a male human being of any age; the word “woman” denotes a female human being of any age. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading

11. “Person”. The word “person” includes any Company or Association or body of persons, whether incorporated or not. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading

12. “Public”. The word “public” includes any class of the public or any community. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading

13. “Queen”. Rep. by the A.O. 1950. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading

14. “Servant of Government”. The words “servant of Government” denote any officer or servant continued, appointed or employed in India or under the authority of Government. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading

15. “British India”. Rep. by the A.O. 1937. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading

16. “Government of India”. Rep. by the A.O. 1937. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. Read IPC each section wise. Download beautiful, colourful, mobile friendly PDF for IPC.Keep Reading