criminal law

Offence under IPC

What is an Offence under IPC?

Offence: The definition of the word 'offence' has been given under three parts. In the first part, a thing which is made punishable by the Indian Penal Code is an offence.

How many IPC are there in Indian law?

Hey, the Indian Penal Code has 511 sections in total and 23 chapters.

What is the section for cheating case?

Section 420 in the Indian Penal Code deals with Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property. The maximum punishment which can be awarded is imprisonment for a term of 7 year and fine.

Is Section 420 a bailable Offence?

Section 420 IPC is non-bailable. If any of the offence alleged is non-bailable then it doesn't matter whether the other offence is bailable or not.

Is IPC part of Indian Constitution?

No, IPC and Crpc is not the part of the Indian constitution. IPC is a penal law,in which punishments are prescribed for the offences, whereas Crpc is a procedural law in which detailed procedures are laid down to seek the remedies mentioned in IPC.

How many IPC codes are there in India?

Indian Penal Code, 1860, sub-divided into twenty three chapters, comprises five hundred and eleven sections. The code starts with an introduction, provides explanations and exceptions used in the code, and covers a wide range of offences.

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