1The Penal Code, 1860

( ACT NO. XLV Of 1860 )

CONTENTS

SECTIONS

Preamble

1. Title and extent of operation of the Code

2. Punishment of offences committed within Bangladesh

3. Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within Bangladesh

4.Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences

5. Certain laws not to be affected by this Act

6. Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions

7. Sense of expression once explained

8. Gender

9. Number

10. “Man” “Woman”

11. “Person”

12. “Public”

13. [Omitted]

14. “Servant of the State”

15. [Repealed]

16. [Repealed]

17. “Government”

18. [Repealed]

19. “Judge”

20. “Court of justice”

21. “Public servant”

22. “Moveable property”

23. “Wrongful gain”

“Wrongful loss”

Gaining wrongfully. Losing wrongfully.

24. “Dishonestly”

25. “Fraudulently"

26. “Reason to believe”

27. Property in possession of wife, clerk or servant.

28. “Counterfeit”

29. “Document”

30. “Valuable security”

31. “A will”

32. Words referring to acts include illegal omissions

33. “Act” “Omission”

34. Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention

35. When such an act is criminal by reason of its being done with a criminal knowledge or intention

36. Effect caused partly by act and partly by omission

37. Co-operation by doing one of several Acts constituting an offence

38. Persons concerned in criminal act may be guilty of different offences

39. “Voluntarily”

40. “Offence”

41. “Special law”

42. “Local law”

43. “Illegal” “Legally bound to do”

44. “Injury”

45. “Life”

46. “Death”

47. “Animal”

48. “Vessel”

49. “Year” “Month”

50. “Section”

51. “Oath”

52. “Good faith”

52A. “Harbour”

53. Punishments

53A. Construction of reference to transportation

54. Commutation of sentence of death

55. Commutation of sentence of [ imprisonment ] for life

55A. Saving for President’s prerogative

56. [Repealed]

57. Fractions of terms of punishment

58. [Omitted]

59. [Omitted]

60. Sentence may be (in certain cases of imprisonment, wholly or partly rigorous or simple

61. [Repealed]

62. [Repealed]

63. Amount of fine

64. Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

65. Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable

66. Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

67. Imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when offence punishable with fine only

68. Imprisonment to terminate on payment of fine

69. Termination of imprisonment on payment of propor-tional part of fine

70. Fine leviable within six years, or during imprisonment Death not to discharge property from liability

71. Limit of punishment of offence made up of several offences

72. Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that it is doubtful of which

73. Solitary confinement

74. Limit of solitary confinement

75. Enhanced punishment for certain offences under Chapter XII or Chapter XVII after previous conviction

76. Act done by a person bound, or by mistake of fact believing himself bound, by law

77. Act of judge when acting judicially

78. Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of Court

79. Act done by a person justified, or by mistake of fact believing himself justified, by law

80. Accident in doing a lawful act

81. Act likely to cause harm, but done without criminal intent and to prevent other harm

82. Act of a child under nine years of age

83. Act of a child above nine and under twelve of immature understanding

84. Act of a person of unsound mind

85. Act of a person incapable of judgment by reason of intoxication caused against his will

86. Offence requiring a particular intent or knowledge committed by one who is intoxicated

87. Act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death or grievous hurt, done by consent

88. Act not intended to cause death, done by consent in good faith for person’s benefit

89. Act done in good faith for benefit of child or insane person, by or by consent of guardian

90. Consent known to be given under fear or misconception

Consent of insane person

Consent of child

91. Exclusion of acts which are offences independently of harm caused

92. Act done in good faith for benefit of a person without consent

93. Communication made in good faith

94. Act to which a person is compelled by threats

95. Act causing slight harm

Of the Right of the Private Defence

96. Things done in private defence

97. Right of private defence of the body and of property

98. Right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind, etc.

99. Acts against which there is no right private defence

Extent to which the right may be exercised

100. When the right of private defence of the body extends to causing death

101. When such right extends to causing any harm other than death

102. Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of the body

103. When the right of private defence of property extends to causing death

104. When such right extends to causing any harm other than death

105. Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of property

106. Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person

107. Abetment of a thing

108. Abettor

108A. Abetment in Bangladesh, of offences outside it

109. Punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence and where no express provision is made for its punishment.

110. Punishment of abetment if person abetted does act with different intention from that of abettor

111. Liability of abettor when one act abetted and different act done

112. Abettor when liable to cumulative punishment for act abetted and for act done

113. Liability of abettor for an effect caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor

114. Abettor present when offence is committed

115. Abetment of offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life- if offence be not committed; if act causing harm be done in consequence

116. Abetment of offence punishable with imprisonment– if offence be not committed; if abettor or person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent offence

117. Abetting commission of offence by the public, or by more than ten persons

118. Concealing design to commit offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life- if offence be committed; if offence be not committed

119. Public servant concealing design to commit offence which it is his duty to prevent-

if offence be committed;

if offence be punishable with death, etc;

if offence be not committed

120. Concealing design to commit offence punishable with imprisonment

if offence be committed; if offence be not committed

120A. Definition of criminal conspiracy.

120B. Punishment of criminal conspiracy

121. Waging or attempting to wage war, or abeting waging of war, against Bangladesh

121A. Conspiracy to commit offences punishable by section 121.

122. Collecting arms, etc., with intention of waging war against Bangladesh

123. Concealing with intent to facilitate design to wage war

123A. Condemnation of the creation of the State, and advocacy of abolition of its sovereignty

124. Assaulting President, The Government, etc., with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power

124A. Sedition

125. Waging war against any Asiatic Power in alliance with Bangladesh

126. Committing depredation on territories of Power at peace with Bangladesh

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

128. Public servant voluntarily allowing prisoner of State or war to escape

129. Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape

130. Aiding escape of, rescuing or harbouring such prisoner

131. Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty

132. Abetment of mutiny, if mutiny is committed in consequence thereof

133. Abetment of assault by soldier, sailor or airman on his superior officer, when in execution of his office

134. Abetment of such assault, if the assault is committed

135. Abetment of desertion of soldier, sailor or airman

136. Harbouring deserter

137. Deserter concealed on board merchant vessel through negligence of master

138. Abetment of act of insubordination by soldier, sailor or airman

138A. [Repealed]

139. Persons subject to certain acts

140. Wearing garb or carrying token used by soldier, sailor or airman

141. Unlawful assembly

142. Being member of unlawful assembly

143. Punishment

144. Joining unlawful assembly, armed with deadly weapon

145. Joining or continuing in unlawful assembly, knowing it has been commanding to disperse

146. Rioting

147. Punishment for rioting

148. Rioting, armed with deadly weapon

149. Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object

150. Hiring, or conniving at hiring, of persons to join unlawful assembly

151. Knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse

152. Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.

153. Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot- if rioting be committed; if not committed

153A. Promoting enmity between classes

153B. Inducing students, etc. to take part in political activity

154. Owner or occupier of land on which an unlawful assembly is held

155. Liability of person for whose benefit riot is committed

156. Liability of agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit riot is committed

157. Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly

158. Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot; or to go armed

159. Affray

160. Punishment for committing affray

161. Public servant taking gratification other than legal remuneration in respect of an official ac

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

163. Taking gratification, for exercise of personal influence with public servant

164. Punishment for abetment by public servant of offences defined in section 162 or 163

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

165A. Punishment for abetment of offences defined in sections 161 and 165

165B. Certain abettors excepted

166. Public servant disobeying law, with intent to cause injury to any person

167. Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury

168. Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade

169. Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property

170. Personating a public servant

171. Wearing garb or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent

171A. “Candidate”, “Electoral right” defined

171B. Bribery

171C. Undue influence at elections

171D. Personation at elections

171E. Punishment of bribery

171F. Punishment for undue influence or personation at an election

171G. False statement in connection with an election

171H. Illegal payments in connection with an election

171-I. Failure to keep election accounts

172. Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding

173. Preventing service of summons or other proceeding or preventing publication thereof

174. Non-attendance in obedience to an order from public servant

175. Omission to produce document to public servant by person legally bound to produce it

176. Omission to give notice or information to public servant by person legally bound to give it

177. Furnishing false information

178. Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it

179. Refusing to answer public servant authorized to question

180. Refusing to sign statement

181. False statement on oath or affirmation to public servant or person authorized to administer an oath or affirmation

182. False information with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person

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

184. Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of public servant

185. Illegal purchase or bid for property offered for sale by authority of public servant

186. Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions

187. Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give assistance

188. Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant

189. Threat of injury to public servant

190. Threat of injury to induce person to refrain from applying for protection to public servant

191. Giving false evidence

192. Fabricating false evidence

193. Punishment for false evidence

194. Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of capital offence; if innocent person be thereby convicted and executed

195. Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment

196. Using evidence known to be false

197. Issuing or signing false certificate

198. Using as true a certificate known to be false

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

200. Using as true such declaration knowing it to be false

201. Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information to screen offender- if a capital offence; if punishable with imprisonment for life; if punishable with less than ten years’ imprisonment

202. Intentional omission to give information of offence by person bound to inform

203. Giving false information respecting an offence committed

204. Destruction of document to prevent its production as evidence

205. False personation for purpose of act or proceeding in suit or prosecution

206. Fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution

207. Fraudulent claim to property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution

208. Fraudulently suffering decree for sum not due

209. Dishonestly making false claim in Court

210. Fraudulently obtaining decree for sum not due

211. False charge of offence made with intent to injure

212. Harbouring offender if a capital offence; if punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment

213. Taking gift, etc., to screen an offender from punishment- if a capital offence; if punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment

214. Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offender- if a capital offence; if punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment

215. Taking gift to help to recover stolen property, etc.

216. Harbouring offender who has escaped from custody or whose apprehension has been ordered- if a capital offence; if punishable with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment

216A. Penalty for harbouring robbers or dacoits

216B. [Omitted]

217. Public servant disobeying direction of law with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture

218. Public servant framing incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture

219. Public servant in judicial proceeding corruptly making report, etc., contrary to law

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

221. Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend

222. Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend person under sentence or lawfully committed

223. Escape from confinement or custody negligently suffered by public servant

224. Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension

225. Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension of another person

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

225B. Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue, in cases not otherwise provided for

226. [Omitted]

227. Violation of condition of remission of punishment

228. Intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding

229. Personation of a juror or assessor

230. “Coin” defined Bangladesh coin

231. Counterfeiting coin

232. Counterfeiting Bangladesh coin

233. Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting coin

234. Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Bangladesh coin

235. Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin; if Bangladesh coin

236. Abetting in Bangladesh the counterfeiting out of Bangladesh of coin

237. Import or export of counterfeit coin

238. Import or export of counterfeits of Bangladesh coin

239. Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit

240. Delivery of Bangladesh coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit

241. Delivery of coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be counterfeit

242. Possession of counterfeit coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof

243. Possession of Bangladesh coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became possessed thereof

244. Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that fixed by law

245. Unlawfully taking coining instrument from mint

246. Fraudulently or dishonesty diminishing weight or altering composition of coin

247. Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of Bangladesh coin

248. Altering appearance of coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description

249. Altering appearance of Bangladesh coin, with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description

250. Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered

251. Delivery of Bangladesh coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered

252. Possession of coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof

253. Possession of Bangladesh coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed thereof

254. Delivery of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered

255. Counterfeiting Government stamp

256. Having possession of instrument or material for counterfeiting Government stamp

257. Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp

258. Sale of counterfeit Government stamp

259. Having possession of counterfeit Government stamp

260. Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit

261. Effacing writing from substance bearing Government stamp, or removing from document a stamp used for it, with intent to cause loss to Government

262. Using Government stamp known to have been before used

263. Erasure of mark denoting that stamp has been used

263A. Prohibition of fictitious stamps

264. Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing

265. Fraudulent use of false weight or measure

266. Being in possession of false weight or measure

267. Making or selling false weight or measure

268. Public nuisance

269. Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life

270. Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life

271. Disobedience to quarantine rule

272. Adulteration of food or drink intended for sale

273. Sale of noxious food or drink

274. Adulteration of drugs

275. Sale of adulterated drugs

276. Sale of drug as a different drug or preparation

277. Fouling water or public spring or reservoir

278. Making atmosphere noxious to health

279. Rash driving or riding on a public way

280. Rash navigation of vessel

281. Exhibition of false light, mark or buoy

282. Conveying person by water for hire in unsafe or over-loaded vessel

283. Danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation

284. Negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance

285. Negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter

286. Negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance

287. Negligent conduct with respect to machinery

288. Negligent conduct with respect to pulling down or repairing buildings

289. Negligent conduct with respect to animal

290. Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for

291. Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue

292. Sale, etc., of obscene books, etc.

293. Sale, etc., of obscene objects to young person

294. Obscene acts and songs

294A. Keeping lottery-office

294B. Offering of prize in connection with trade, etc.

295. Injuring or defiling place of worship, with intent to insult the religion of any class

295A. Deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs

296. Disturbing religious assembly

297. Trespassing on burial places, etc.

298. Uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings

Of Offences affecting Life

299. Culpable homicide

300. Murder

When culpable homicide is not murder

301. Culpable homicide by causing death of person other than person whose death was intended

302. Punishment for murder

303. Punishment for murder by life-convict

304. Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder

304A. Causing death by negligence

304B. Causing death by rash driving or riding on a public way

305. Abetment of suicide of child or insane person

306. Abetment of suicide

307. Attempt to murder Attempts by life-convicts

308. Attempt to commit culpable homicide

309. Attempt to commit suicide

310. Thug

311. Punishment

Of the causing of Miscarriage, of Injuries to unborn Children, of the Exposure of Infants, and of the Concealment of Births.

312. Causing miscarriage

313. Causing miscarriage without women's consent

314. Death caused by act done with intent to cause miscarriage

If act done without women's consent

315. Act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth

316. Causing death of quick unborn child by act amounting to culpable homicide

317. Exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years by parent or person having care of it

318. Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body

Of Hurt

319. Hurt

320. Grievous hurt

321. Voluntarily causing hurt

322. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt

323. Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt

324. Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means

325. Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt

326. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means

326A. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt in respect of both eyes, hand or face by means of corrosive substance, etc.

327. Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property or to constrain to an illegal act

328. Causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence

329. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property, or to constrain to an illegal act

330. Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property

331. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession, or to compel restoration of property

332. Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty

333. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty

334. Voluntarily causing hurt on provocation

335. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt on provocation

336. Act endangering life or personal safety to others

337. Causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others

338. Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others

338A. Causing grievous hurt by rush driving or riding on a public way

Of Wrongful Restraint and Wrongful Confinement

339. Wrongful restraint

340. Wrongful confinement

341. Punishment for wrongful restraint

342. Punishment for wrongful confinement

343. Wrongful confinement for three or more days

344. Wrongful confinement for ten or more days

345. Wrongful confinement of person for whose liberation writ has been issued

346. Wrongful confinement in secret

347. Wrongful confinement to extort property or constrain to illegal act

348. Wrongful confinement to extort confession or compel restoration of property

Of Criminal Force and Assault

349. Force

350. Criminal force

351. Assault

352. Punishment for assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation

353. Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty

354. Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outage her modesty

355. Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation

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

357. Assault or criminal force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person

358. Assault or criminal force on grave provocation.

Of Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labour

359. Kidnapping

360. Kidnapping from Bangladesh, etc.

361. Kidnapping from lawful guardianship

362. Abduction

363. Punishment for kidnapping

364. Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder

364A. Kidnapping or abducting a person under the age of ten

365. Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person

366. Kidnapping or abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage, etc.

366A. Procuration of minor girl

366B. Importation of girl from foreign country

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

368. Wrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement, kidnapped or abducted person

369. Kidnapping or abducting child under ten years with intent to steal from its person

370. Buying or disposing of any person as a slave

371. Habitual dealing in slaves

372. Selling minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.

373. Buying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.

374. Unlawful compulsory labour

Of Rape

375. Rape

376. Punishment for rape

Of Unnatural Offences

377. Unnatural offences

Of Theft

378. Theft

379. Punishment for theft

380. Theft in dwelling-house, etc.

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

382. Theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint, in order to the committing of the theft

Of Extortion

383. Extortion

384. Punishment for extortion

385. Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion

386. Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt

387. Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion

388. Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment, etc.

389. Putting person in fear of accusation of offence in order to commit extortion

Of Robbery and Dacoity

390. Robbery

When theft is robbery

When extortion is robbery

391. Dacoity

392. Punishment for robbery

393. Attempt to commit robbery

394. Voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery

395. Punishment for dacoity

396. Dacoity with murder

397. Robbery or dacoity, with attempt with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt

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

399. Making preparation to commit dacoity

400. Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits

401. Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves

402. Assembling for purpose of committing dacoity

Of Criminal Misappropriation of Property

403. Dishonestly misappropriation of property

404. Dishonestly misappropriation of property possessed by deceased person at the time of his death

Of Criminal Breach of Trust

405. Criminal breach of trust

406. Punishment for criminal breach of trust

407. Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc.

408. Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant

409. Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent

Of the Receiving of Stolen Property

410. Stolen property

411. Dishonestly receiving stolen property

412. Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity

413. Habitually dealing in stolen property

414. Assisting in concealment of stolen property

Of Cheating

415. Cheating

416. Cheating by personation

417. Punishment for cheating

418. Cheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may ensue to person whose interest offender is bound to protect

419. Punishment for cheating by personation

420. Cheating and dishonestly inducing deliver of property

Of Fraudulent Deeds and Dispositions of Property

421. Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditors

422. Dishonestly or fraudulently preventing debt being available for creditors

423. Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of consideration

424. Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property

Of Mischief

425. Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property

426. Punishment for mischief

427. Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty taka

428. Mischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten taka

429. Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty taka

430. Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water

431. Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, river or channel

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

433. Mischief by destroying, moving or rendering less useful a light-house or sea-mark

434. Mischief of destroying or moving, etc., a land-mark fixed by public authority

435. Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of one hundred or (in case of agricultural produce) ten taka

436. Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc.

437. Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or one of twenty tons burden

438. Punishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance

439. Punishment for intentionally running vessel aground or ashore with intent to commit theft, etc.

440. Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt

Of Criminal Trespass

441. Criminal trespass

442. House-trespass

443. Lurking house-trespass

444. Lurking house trespass by night

445. House-breaking

446. House-breaking by night

447. Punishment for criminal trespass

448. Punishment for house-trespass

449. House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with death

450. House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment for life

451. House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment

452. House-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint

453. Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking

454. Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment

455. Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint

456. Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night

457. Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment

458. Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night, after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint

459. Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking

460. All persons jointly concerned in lurking house-trespass or house breaking by night punishable where death or grievous hurt caused by one of them

461. Dishonestly breaking open receptacle containing property

462. Punishment for same offence when committed by person entrusted with custody

Of the loss of property of Banking Company

462A. Penalty for negligent conduct of bank officers and employees

462B. Penalty for defrauding banking company

463. Forgery

464. Making a false document

465. Punishment for forgery

466. Forgery of record of Court or of public register, etc.

467. Forgery of valuable security, will, etc.

468. Forgery for purpose of cheating

469. Forgery for purpose of harming reputation

470. Forged document

471. Using as genuine a forged document

472. Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable under section 467

473. Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable otherwise

474. Having possession of document described in section 466 or 467, knowing it to be forged and intending to use it as genuine

475. Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material

476. Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material

477. Fraudulent cancellation, destruction, etc., of will, authority to adopt, or valuable security

477A. Falsification of accounts

Of Trade, Property and Other Marks

478. Trade mark

479. Property mark

480. Using a false trade mark

481. Using a false property mark

482. Punishment for using a false trade mark or property mark

483. Counterfeiting a trade mark or property mark used by another

484. Counterfeiting a mark used by a public servant

485. Making or possession of any instrument for counterfeiting a trade mark or property mark

486. Selling goods marked with a counterfeit trade mark or property mark

487. Making a false mark upon any receptacle containing goods

488. Punishment for making use of any such false mark

489. Tampering with property mark with intent to cause injury

489A. Counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes

489B. Using as genuine a forged document

489C. Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes

489D. Making or possessing instrument or materials for forging or counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes

489E. Making or using documents resembling currency-notes or bank-notes

490. [Repealed]

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

492. [Repealed]

493. Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage

494. Marrying again during lifetime of husband or wife

495. Same offence with concealment of former marriage from person with whom subsequent marriage is contracted

496. Marriage ceremony fraudulently gone through without lawful marriage

497. Adultery

498. Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent a married woman

499. Defamation

Imputation of truth which public good requires to be made or published

Public conduct of public servants

Conduct of any person touching any public question

Publication of reports of proceedings of Courts

Merits of case decided in Court, or conduct of witnesses and others concerned

Merits of public performance

Censure passed in good faith by person having lawful authority over another

Accusation preferred in good faith to authorized person

Imputation made in good faith by person for protection of his or other’s interests

Caution intended for good of person to whom conveyed or for public good

500. Punishment for defamation

501. Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory

502. Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter

Chapter XXII

4OF CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION, INSULT, PREJUDICIAL ACT AND ANNOYANCE

503. Criminal intimidation

504. Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace

505. Statements conducing to public mischief

505A. Prejudicial act by words, etc.

506. Punishment for criminal intimidation

If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.

507. Criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication

508. Act caused by inducing person to believe that he will be rendered an object of the Divine displeasure

509. Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman

510. Misconduct in public by a drunken person

511. Punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment