CrPC Schedule 1 – The First Schedule

Updated with Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

Classification Of Offences

Explanatory Notes—

  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,
    1. the expression “Magistrate 1st Class” and “Any Magistrate” include Metropolitan Magistrates but not Executive Magistrate;
    2. the word “cognizable” stands for “a police officer may arrest without warrant”; and
    3. the word “non-cognizable” stands for “a police officer shall not arrest without warrant”.

The following tables lists the offences that come under the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and their punishments. Whether the offence is cognizable or non-cognizable, bailable or non-bailable and which Court has jurisdiction to try it.

Part I - Offence under Indian Penal Code

IPC Sections 109 - 120

IPC Chapter V A - Abetment

SecDescriptionPunishment

109

Abetment of any offence, if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment

Same As Offence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

110

Abetment of any offence, if the person abetted does the act with a different intention from that of the Abettor

Same As Offence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

111

Abetment of any offence, when one act is abetted and a different act is done (subject to the proviso)

Same As Offence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

113

Abetment of any offence, when an effect is caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor

Same As Offence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

114

Abetment of any offence, if abettor is present when offence is committed

Same As Offence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

115

  1. Abetment of an offence, punishable with death or imprisonment for life, If the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment
  2. If an act which causes harm to be done in consequence of the abetment
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. 14 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

116

  1. Abetment of an offence, punishable with imprisonment, If the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment
  2. If the abettor or the person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent the offence
  1. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
  2. Half of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

117

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

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

118

  1. Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, If the offence be committed
  2. If the offence be not committed
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

119

  1. A public servant concealing a design to commit an offence which it is his duty to prevent, If The offence be committed
  2. If the offence be punishable with death or imprisonment for life
  3. If the offence be not committed
  1. Half of Offence or Fine or Both
  2. 10 Years
  3. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
  3. Same As Offence
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Non-Bailable
  3. Same As Offence
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
  3. Same As Offence
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

120

  1. Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment, If offence be committed
  2. If the offence be not committed
  1. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
  2. One-Eighth of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Bailable
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Same As Offence
 

IPC Section 120B

IPC Chapter V AA - Criminal Conspiracy

SecDescriptionPunishment

120B

  1. Criminal conspiracy to commit an offence, Punishable with death, imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment for a term of 2 Years or upwards
  2. Any other criminal conspiracy
  1. Same As For Abetment of that Offence
  2. 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Bailable
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Magistrate First Class
 

IPC Sections 121 - 130

IPC Chapter VI A - Offences against the State

SecDescriptionPunishment

121

Waging or attempting to wage war, or abetting the waging of war, against the Government of India

Death or Imprisonment for Imprisonment for Life + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

121A

Conspiring to commit certain offences against the State

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

122

Collecting arms, etc., with The intention of waging War against the Government of India

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

123

Concealing with intent to facilitate a design to wage War

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

124

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

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

124A

Sedition

Imprisonment for Life + Fine or 3 Years + Fine or Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

125

Waging war against any Asiatic power in alliance or at peace with the Government of India, or abetting the waging of such war

Imprisonment for Life + Fine or 7 Years + Fine or Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

126

Committing depredation On the territories of any power in alliance or at peace with the Government of India

7 Years + Fine + forfeiture of property

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

127

Receiving property taken by war or depredation mentioned in sections 125 And 126

7 Years + Fine + forfeiture of property

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

128

Public servant voluntarily allowing prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

129

Public servant negligently suffering prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape

Simple Imprisonment 3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

130

Aiding escape of, rescuing or harbouring, such prisoner, or offering Any resistance to the recapture of such prisoner

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 

IPC Sections 131 - 140

IPC Chapter VII A - Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force

SecDescriptionPunishment

131

Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce an officer, soldier sailor or airman from his allegiance or duty

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

132

Abetment of mutiny, if mutiny is committed in consequence thereof

Death or Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

133

Abetment of an assault by An officer, soldier, sailor Or airman on his superior officer, when in the execution of his office

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

134

Abetment of such assault, if the assault is committed

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

135

Abetment of the desertion of an officer, soldier, sailor or airman

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

136

Harbouring such an officer, soldier, sailor or airman who has deserted

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

137

Deserter concealed on board merchant vessel, through negligence of master or person in charge thereof

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

138

Abetment of act of insubordination by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman, if the offence be committed in consequence

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

140

Wearing the dress or carrying any token used by a soldier, sailor or airman with intent that it may be believed that he is such a soldier, sailor or airman

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 143 - 160

IPC Chapter VIII A - Offences against Public Tranquility

SecDescriptionPunishment

143

Being member of an unlawful assembly

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

144

Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

145

Joining or continuing in an unlawful assembly, Knowing that it has been commanded to disperse

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

147

Rioting

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

148

Rioting armed with deadly Weapon

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

149

If an offence be committed by any member of an unlawful assembly, every other member of such assembly shall be guilty of the offence

Same As Offence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

150

Hiring, engaging or employing persons to Take part in an unlawful assembly

Same as a Member and for Offence by any Member

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Same As Offence

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

151

Knowingly joining or continuing in any assembly of five or more Persons after it has been commanded to disperse

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

152

Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc.

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

153

  1. Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot, If rioting be committed
  2. If not committed
  1. 1 Year or Fine or Both
  2. 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

153A

  1. Promoting enmity between classes
  2. Promoting enmity between classes in place of worship, etc.
  1. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 5 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

153AA

Knowingly carrying arms in any procession or organising or holding or taking part in any mass drill or mass training with arms

6 Months + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

153B

  1. Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration
  2. If committed in a place of public worship etc.
  1. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 5 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

154

Owner or occupier of land non giving information of riot, etc.

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

155

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

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

156

Agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit a riot is committed not using all lawful means to prevent it

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

157

Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

158

  1. Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot
  2. Or to go armed
  1. 6 Months or Fine or Both
  2. 2 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

160

Committing affray

1 Month or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 161 - 171

IPC Chapter IX A - Offences by or relating to Public Servants

SecDescriptionPunishment

161

Being or expecting to be a public servant, and taking A gratification other than Legal remuneration in respect of an official act

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

162

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

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

163

Taking a gratification for the exercise of personal influence with a public servant

Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

164

Abetment by public servant of the offences defined in the last two preceding clauses with reference to himself

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

165

Public servant obtaining any valuable thing, without consideration, From a person concerned in any proceeding or business transacted by Such public servant

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

165A

Punishment for abetment of offences punishable under section 161 or section 165

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

166

Public servant disobeying a direction of the law with intent to cause injury to any person

Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

166A

Public servant disobeying direction under law

6 months to 2 years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

166B

Non-treatment of victim by hospital

1 year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

167

Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

168

Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade

Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

169

Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property

Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both and confiscation of property, if purchased

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

170

Personating a Public servant

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

171

Wearing grab or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 171E - 171I

IPC Chapter IX AA - Offences relating to Elections

SecDescriptionPunishment

171E

Bribery

1 Year or Fine or Both, or if treating only, fine only

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

171F

  1. Undue influence at an election
  2. Personation at an election
  1. 1 Year or Fine or Both
  2. 1 Year or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

171G

False statement in connection with an election

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

171H

Illegal payments in connection with elections

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

171I

Failure to keep election accounts

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 

IPC Sections 172 - 190

IPC Chapter X A - Contempts of the Lawful Authority of Public Servants

SecDescriptionPunishment

172

  1. Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding from a public servant
  2. If summons or notice require attendance in person, etc., in a court of Justice
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

173

  1. Preventing the service or The affixing of any summons of notice, or the removal of it when it has been affixed, or preventing a reclamation
  2. If summons etc., require attendance in person, etc. in a court of Justice
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

174

  1. Not obeying a legal order to attend at a certain place in person or by agent, or departing therefrom without authority
  2. If the order requires personal attendance, etc., in court of Justice
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

174A

  1. Failure to appear at specified place and specified time as required by a proclamation published under Sub-Section 1 of section 82 of this Code
  2. In a case where declaration has been made under Sub-Section 4 of section 82 of this Code pronouncing a person as proclaimed offender
  1. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 7 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

175

  1. Intentionally omitting to produce a document to a public servant by a person legally bound to produce deliver such document
  2. If the document is required to be produced in or delivered to a court of Justice
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate
  2. Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

176

  1. Intentionally omitting to Give notice or information to a public servant by a person legally bound to Give such notice or information
  2. If the notice or information required respects the commission of an offence, Etc.
  3. If the notice or information is required by an order passed under Sub-Section 1 of section 356 of this Code
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both
  3. Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  3. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
  3. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

177

  1. Knowingly furnishing false information to a public servant
  2. If the information required respects the commission of an offence, etc.,
  1. 6 Months or Fine or Both
  2. 2 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

178

Refusing oath when duly required to take oath by a public servant

Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

179

Being legally bound to state truth, and refusing to answer questions

Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

180

Refusing to sign statement made to a public servant when legally required to do so

Simple Imprisonment for 3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

181

Knowingly stating to a public servant, on oath as True that which is false

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

182

Giving false information to a public servant in order to cause him to use his lawful power to the injury or annoyance of any person

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

183

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

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

184

Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of a public servant

1 Month or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

185

Bidding, by a person under a legal incapacity to purchase it, for property at a lawfully authorized Sale, or bidding without intending to perform the obligations incurred thereby

1 Month or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

186

Obstructing public servant in discharge of his public functions

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable; Cognizable in A.P.

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

187

  1. Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give such assistance
  2. Wilfully neglecting to aid a public servant who demands aid in the execution of process, the prevention of offences, Etc.
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

188

  1. Disobedience to an order lawfully promulgated by a public servant, If such disobedience causes obstruction, annoyance or injury to persons lawfully employed
  2. If such disobedience causes danger to human life, health or safety, etc.
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both
  2. 6 Months or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

189

Threatening a public servant with injury to him or one in whom he is interested, to induce him to do or forbear to do any official act

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable; Cognizable in A.P.

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

190

Threatening any person to induce him to refrain From making a legal application for protection From injury

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable; Cognizable in A.P.

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 193 - 229

IPC Chapter XI A - False Evidence and Offence against Public Justice

SecDescriptionPunishment

193

  1. Giving or fabricating false evidence in a judicial proceeding
  2. Giving or fabricating false evidence in any other case
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

194

  1. Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to cause any person to be convicted of a capital offence
  2. If innocent person be thereby convicted and executed
  1. Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine
  2. Death or As Above
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

195

Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 7 Years or upwards

Same As Offence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

195A

  1. Threatening any person to give false evidence
  2. If innocent person is convicted and sentenced in consequence of false evidence with death, or imprisonment for more than seven Years
  1. 7 Years or Fine or Both
  2. Same As Offence
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. As for False Evidence
  2. As for False Evidence
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

196

Using in a judicial proceeding evidence known to be false or fabricated

As For False Evidence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Same As Offence

As for False Evidence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

197

Knowingly issuing or signing a false certificate relating to any fact of which such certificate is by law admissible in evidence

As for False Evidence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

As for False Evidence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

198

Using as a true certificate one known to be false in a material point

As for False Evidence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

As for False Evidence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

199

False statement made in any declaration which by law receivable as evidence

As for False Evidence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

As for False Evidence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

200

Using as true any such declaration known to be false

As for False Evidence

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

As for False Evidence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

201

  1. Causing disappearance of evidence of an offence committed, or giving false information touching it to screen the offender, If a capital offence
  2. If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 Years
  3. If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 Years
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
  3. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  3. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Same As Offence
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

202

Intentional omission to give information of an offence by a person legally bound to inform

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

203

Giving false information respecting an offence committed

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

204

Secreting or destroying any document to prevent its production as evidence

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

205

False personation for the purpose of any act or proceeding in a suit or criminal prosecution, or for becoming bail or security

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

206

Fraudulent removal or concealment, etc., of property to prevent its seizure as a forfeiture, or in satisfaction of a Fine under sentence, or in execution of a decree

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

207

Claiming property without 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

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

208

Fraudulently suffering a decree to pass for a sum not due, or suffering decree to be executed after it has been satisfied

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

209

False claim in a court of Justice

2 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

210

Fraudulently obtaining a decree for a sum not due, or causing a decree to be executed after it has been satisfied

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

211

  1. False charge of offence made with intent to injure
  2. If offence charged be punishable with imprisonment for 7 Years or upwards
  3. If offence charged be capital or punishable with imprisonment for life
  1. 2 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 7 Years + Fine
  3. 7 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  3. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

212

  1. Harbouring an offender, If the offence be capital
  2. If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 Years
  3. If punishable with imprisonment for 1 Year and not for 10 Years
  1. 5 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
  3. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

213

  1. Taking gift, etc., to screen an offender from punishment, If the offence be capital
  2. If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 Years
  3. If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 Years
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
  3. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

214

  1. Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offender, If the offence be capital
  2. If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 Years
  3. If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 Years
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
  3. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  3. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

215

Taking gift to help to recover movable property of which a person has been deprived by an offence without causing apprehension of offender

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

216

  1. Harbouring an offender who has escaped from custody, or whose apprehension has been ordered, If the offence be capital
  2. If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 Years
  3. If punishable with imprisonment for 1 Year and not for 10 Years
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
  3. One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

216A

Harbouring robbers or dacoits

Rigorous Imprisonment for 7 Years and Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

217

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

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

218

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

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

219

Public servant in a judicial proceeding corruptly Making and pronouncing an order, report, Verdict, or decision which he knows to be contrary to law

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

220

Commitment for trial or confinement by a person Having authority, who Knows that he is Acting contrary to law

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

221

  1. Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of a public servant bound by law to apprehend an offender, If the offence be Capital
  2. If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 Years
  3. If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 Years
  1. 7 Years with or without Fine
  2. 3 Years with or without Fine
  3. 2 Years with or without Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Same As Offence
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

222

  1. Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of A public servant bound by law to apprehend person under sentence of a court of Justice, If under sentence of death
  2. If under sentence of imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 Years, or upwards
  3. If under sentence of imprisonment for less than 10 Years of lawfully committed to custody
  1. Imprisonment for Life or 14 Years with or without Fine
  2. 7 Years with or without Fine
  3. 3 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  3. Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

223

Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant

Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

224

Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

225

  1. Resistance or obstruction to the lawful apprehension of any person, or, rescuing him from lawful custody
  2. If charged with an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or, imprisonment for 10 Years
  3. If charged with a capital offence
  4. If the person is sentenced to imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 Years, or upwards
  5. If under sentence of death
  1. 2 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 3 Years + Fine
  3. 7 Years + Fine
  4. 7 Years + Fine
  5. Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  4. Cognizable
  5. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  3. Non-Bailable
  4. Non-Bailable
  5. Non-Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Magistrate First Class
  3. Magistrate First Class
  4. Magistrate First Class
  5. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

225A

  1. Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise provided for, In case of intentional omission or sufferance
  2. In case of negligent omission or sufferance
  1. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

225B

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

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

227

Violation of condition of remission of punishment

Original Sentence, minus time already served

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Same As Offence

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

228

Intentional insult or interruption to a public servant sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding

Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable; Cognizable in A.P.

Bailable

Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

228A

  1. Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences, etc.
  2. Printing or publication of a proceeding without prior permission of court
  1. 2 Years + Fine
  2. 2 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

229

Personation of a juror or assessor

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

229A

Failure by person released on bail or bond to appear in Court

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 231 - 263

IPC Chapter XII - Offences relating to Coin and Govt. Stamps

SecDescriptionPunishment

231

Counterfeiting, or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting coin

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

232

Counterfeiting, or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting coin

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

233

Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting coin

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

234

Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting Indian coin

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

235

  1. Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin
  2. If Indian coin
  1. 3 Years + Fine
  2. 10 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

236

Abetting, in India, the counterfeiting, out of India, of coin

The punishment provided for abetting the counterfeiting of such coin within India

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

237

Import or export of counterfeit coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

238

Import or export of counterfeit of Indian coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

239

Having any counterfeit coin known to be such when it came into possession, and delivering, etc., the same to any person

5 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

240

Same with respect to Indian coin

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

241

Knowingly delivering to another any counterfeit coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be counterfeit

2 Years or Fine or 10 x Value of Coin or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

242

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

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

243

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

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

244

Person employed in a Mint causing coin to be of a different weight or composition from that fixed by law

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

245

Unlawfully taking from a Mint any coining instrument

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

246

Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of any coin

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

247

Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of Indian coin

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

248

Altering appearance of any coin with intent that it shall pass as a coin of a different description

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

249

Altering appearance of Indian coin with intent that it shall pass as a coin of a different description

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

250

Delivery to another of coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered

5 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

251

Delivery of Indian coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

252

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

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

253

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

5 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

254

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

2 Years or Fine or 10 x Value of Coin

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

255

Counterfeiting a Government stamp

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

256

Having possession of an instrument or material for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

257

Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

258

Sale of counterfeit Government stamp

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

259

Having possession of a counterfeit Government stamp

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

260

Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

261

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

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

262

Using a Government stamp known to have been before used

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

263

Erasure of mark denoting that stamps have been used

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

263A

Fictitious stamps

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 264 - 267

IPC Chapter XIII - Offences relating to Weights and Measures

SecDescriptionPunishment

264

Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

265

Fraudulent use of false weight or measure

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

266

Being in possession of false weights or measures for fraudulent use

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

267

Making or selling false weights or measures for fraudulent use

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 269 - 294

IPC Chapter XIV - Offences affecting the Public Health, Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals

SecDescriptionPunishment

269

Negligently doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

270

Malignantly doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

271

Knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

272

Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

273

Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

274

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

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

275

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

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

276

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

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

277

Defiling the water of a public spring or reservoir

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

278

Making atmosphere noxious to health

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

279

Driving or riding on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

280

Navigating any vessel so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

281

Exhibition of a false light, mark or buoy

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

282

Conveying for hire any person by water, in a vessel in such a state, or so loaded, as to endanger his life

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

283

Causing danger, obstruction or, injury in any public way or line of navigation

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

284

Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life, etc.

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

285

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

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

286

So dealing with any explosive substance

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

287

So dealing with any machinery

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

288

A person omitting to guard against probable danger to human life by the fall of any building over which he has a right entitling him to pull it down or repair it

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

289

A person omitting to take order with any animal in his possession, so as to guard against danger to human life, or of grievous hurt, from such animal

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

290

Committing a public nuisance

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

291

Committing a nuisance after injunction to discontinue

Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months, or Fine, or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

292

Sale, etc., of obscene books, etc.

First conviction 2 Years + Fine, then 5 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

293

Sale etc., of obscene objects to young persons

First conviction 3 Years + Fine, then 7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

294

Obscene Songs

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

294A

  1. Keeping a lottery office
  2. Publishing proposal relating to lotteries
  1. 6 Months or Fine or Both
  2. Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 

IPC Sections 295 - 298

IPC Chapter XV - Offences relating to Religion

SecDescriptionPunishment

295

Destroying, damaging or defiling a place of worship or sacred object with intent to insult the religion of any class of persons

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

295A

Maliciously insulting the religions or the religious beliefs of any class

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

296

Causing a disturbance to an assembly engaged in religious worship

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

297

Trespassing in place of worship or sepulchre, disturbing funeral with intention to wound the feeling or to insult the religion of any person, or offering indignity to a human corpse

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

298

Uttering any word or making any sound in the hearing or making any gesture, or placing any object in the sight of any person, with intention to wound his religious feelings

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 302 - 377

IPC Chapter XVI - Offences Affecting the Human Body

SecDescriptionPunishment

302

Murder

Death or Imprisonment for Life + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

303

Murder by a person under Sentence of imprisonment for life

Death

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

304

  1. Culpable homicide not amounting to murder, If act by which the death is caused is done with intention of causing death, etc.
  2. If act is done with knowledge that it is likely to cause death, but without any intention to cause death, etc.
  1. Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine
  2. 10 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

304A

Causing death by rash or negligent act

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

304B

Dowry death

Imprisonment for not less than 7 Years, but upto Life

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

305

Abetment of suicide committed by child or insane or delirious person or an idiot, or a person intoxicated

Death or Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

306

Abetting the Commission of suicide

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

307

  1. Attempt to murder
  2. If such act causes hurt to any person
  3. Attempt by life-convict to murder, if hurt is caused
  1. 10 Years + Fine
  2. Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine
  3. Death or 10 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  3. Non-Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
  3. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

308

  1. Attempt to commit culpable homicide
  2. If such act causes hurt to Any person
  1. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 7 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

309

Attempt to commit suicide

Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

311

Being a thug

Imprisonment for life and Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

312

  1. Causing miscarriage
  2. If the woman be quick with child
  1. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 7 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

313

Causing miscarriage without woman’s consent

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

314

  1. Death caused by an act done with intent to cause miscarriage
  2. If act done without woman’s consent
  1. 10 Years + Fine
  2. Life or 10 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

315

Act done with intent to prevent a child being born alive, or to cause it to die after its birth

10 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

316

Causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide

10 Years and Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

317

Exposure of a child under 12 Years of age by parent or person having care of it with intention of wholly abandoning it

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class; Session in M.P.

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

318

Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class; Session in M.P.

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

323

Voluntarily causing hurt

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

324

Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

325

Voluntarily causing grievous hurt

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

326

Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class; Session in M.P.

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

326A

Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc.

10 years to Life + Fine paid to the victim

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

326B

Voluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid

5 to 7 years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

327

Voluntarily causing hurt to extort property or a valuable security, or to constrain to do anything which is illegal or which may facilitate the commission of an offence

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

328

Administering stupefying drug with intent to cause hurt, etc.

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

329

Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property or a valuable security, or to constrain to do anything which is illegal, or which may facilitate the commission of an offence

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

330

Voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession or information of property, etc.

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

331

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

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

332

Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

333

Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

334

Voluntarily causing hurt on grave and sudden provocation, not intending to hurt any other than the person who gave the provocation

1 Month or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

335

Causing grievous hurt on Grave and sudden provocation, not intending to hurt and other than the person who gave the provocation

4 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

336

Doing any act which endangers human life or the personal safety of others

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

337

Causing hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.

6 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

338

Causing grievous hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

341

Wrongfully restraining any person

Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

342

Wrongfully confining any person

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

343

Wrongfully confining for 3 or more days

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

344

Wrongfully confining for 10 or more days

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

345

Keeping any person in wrongful confinement, knowing that a writ has been issued for his liberation

2 Years in addition to imprisonment under any other section

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

346

Wrongful confinement in secret

2 Years in addition to imprisonment under any other section

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

347

Wrongful confinement for the purpose of extorting property, or constraining to an illegal act, etc.

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

348

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

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

352

Assault or use of criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

353

Assault or use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

354

Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty

1 to 5 years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

354A

  1. Sexual harassment of the nature of unwelcome physical contact and advances or a demand or request for sexual favours or showing pornography
  2. Sexual harassment of the nature of making sexually coloured remark
  1. Upto 3 years or Fine or Both
  2. Upto 1 year or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

354B

Criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe

3 to 7 years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

354C

Voyeurism

  1. 1 to 3 years + Fine for first conviction
  2. 3 to 7 years + Fine for second or subsequent conviction
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Non-bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

354D

Stalking

  1. Upto 3 years + Fine for first conviction
  2. Upto 5 years + Fine for second or subsequent conviction
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Non-bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

355

Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour a person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

356

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

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

357

Assault or use of criminal Force in attempt wrongfully to confine a person

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

358

Assault or use of criminal force on grave and sudden provocation

Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

363

Kidnapping

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

363A

  1. Kidnapping or obtaining the custody of a minor in order that such minor may be employed or used for purposes of begging
  2. Maiming a minor in order that such minor may be employed or used for purposes of begging
  1. 10 Years + Fine.
  2. Imprisonment for Life + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

364

Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder

Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

364A

Kidnapping for ransom, etc.

Death or Life + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

365

Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine a person

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

366

Kidnapping or abducting a woman to compel her marriage or to cause her defilement etc.

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

366A

Procuration of minor girl

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

366B

Importation of girl from foreign country

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

367

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

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

368

Concealing or keeping in confinement a kidnapped person

As for Kidnapping or Abduction

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

As for Kidnapping or Abduction

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

369

Kidnapping or abducting a child with intent to take property from the person of such child

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

370

  1. Trafficking of person
  2. Trafficking of more than one person
  3. Trafficking of minor
  4. Trafficking of more than one minor
  5. Person convicted of offence of trafficking of minor on more than one occasion
  6. Public servant or a police officer involved in trafficking of minor
  1. 7 to 10 years + Fine
  2. 10 years to Life + Fine
  3. 10 years to Life + Fine
  4. 14 years to Life + Fine
  5. Imprisonment for Natural-Life + Fine
  6. Imprisonment for Natural-Life + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  4. Cognizable
  5. Cognizable
  6. Cognizable
  1. Non-bailable
  2. Non-bailable
  3. Non-bailable
  4. Non-bailable
  5. Non-bailable
  6. Non-bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
  3. Court of Session
  4. Court of Session
  5. Court of Session
  6. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

370A

  1. Exploitation of a trafficked child
  2. Exploitation of a trafficked person
  1. 5 to 7 years + Fine
  2. 3 to 5 years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-bailable
  2. Non-bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

371

Habitual dealing in slaves

Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

372

Selling or letting to hire a minor for purposes of prostitution, etc.

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

373

Buying or obtaining possession of a minor for the same purposes

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

374

Unlawful compulsory labour

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

376

  1. Rape
  2. Rape by a police officer or a public servant or member of armed forces or a person being on the management or on the staff of a jail, remand home or other place of custody or women’s or children’s institution or by a person on the management or on the staff of a hospital, and rape committed by a person in a position of trust or authority towards the person raped of by a near relative of the person raped
  1. Rigorous Imprisonment for 7 years to Life + Fine
  2. Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 years to Imprisonment for Natural-Life + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-bailable
  2. Non-bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Court of Session
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

376A

Person committing an offence of rape and inflicting injury which causes death or causes the woman to be in a persistent vegetative state

Rigorous Imprisonment for 20 years to Imprisonment for Natural-Life or Death

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

376B

Sexual intercourse by husband upon his wife during separation

2 to 7 years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable (on complaint of victim)

Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

376C

Sexual intercourse by a person in authority

Rigorous Imprisonment for 5 to 10 years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

376D

Gang rape

Rigorous Imprisonment for 20 years to Imprisonment for Natural-Life + Fine paid to the victim

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

376E

Repeat offenders

Imprisonment for Natural-Life or Death

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

377

Unnatural offences

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 

IPC Sections 379 - 462

IPC Chapter XVII - Offences against Property

SecDescriptionPunishment

379

Theft

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

380

Theft in a building, tent or vessel

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

381

Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master or employer

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

382

Theft, after preparation having been made for causing death, or hurt, or restraint or 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

Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

384

Extortion

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

385

Putting or attempting to put in fear of injury, in order to commit extortion

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

386

extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

387

Putting or attempting to put a person in fear of death or grievous hurt in order to commit extortion

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

388

  1. Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 Years.
  2. If the offence threatened be an unnatural offence
  1. 10 Years + Fine.
  2. Imprisonment for Life
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

389

  1. Putting a person in fear of accusation of an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 Years in order to commit extortion.
  2. If the offence be an unnatural offence
  1. 10 Years + Fine
  2. Imprisonment for Life
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

392

  1. Robbery
  2. If committed on the highway between sunset and sunrise
  1. Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine
  2. Rigorous Imprisonment for 14 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

393

Attempt to commit robbery

Rigorous Imprisonment for 7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

394

Person voluntarily causing hurt in committing or attempting to commit robbery, or any other person jointly concerned in such robbery

Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

395

Dacoity

Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

396

Murder in Dacoity

Death, Imprisonment for Life, or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

397

Robber or Dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt

Rigorous Imprisonment for not less than 7 Years

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

398

Attempt to commit robbery or Dacoity when armed with deadly weapons

Rigorous Imprisonment for not less than 7 Years

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

399

Making preparation to commit Dacoity

Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

400

Belonging to a gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing Dacoity

Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

401

Belonging to a wandering gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing thefts

Rigorous Imprisonment for 7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

402

Being one of five or more persons assembled for the purpose of committing Dacoity

Rigorous Imprisonment for 7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

403

Dishonest misappropriation of movable property, or converting it to one’s own use

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

404

  1. Dishonest misappropriation of property, knowing that it was in possession of a deceased person at his death, and that it has not since been in the possession of any person legally entitled to it
  2. If by clerk or person employed by deceased
  1. 3 Years + Fine
  2. 7 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

406

Criminal breach of trust

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

407

Criminal breach of trust by a carrier, wharfinger, etc.

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

408

Criminal breach of trust by a clerk or servant

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

409

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

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

411

Dishonestly receiving stolen property knowing it to be stolen

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

412

Dishonestly receiving stolen property, knowing that it was obtained by Dacoity

Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

413

Habitually dealing in stolen property

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

414

Assisting in concealment or disposal of stolen property, knowing it to be stolen

3 Years, or Fine, or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

417

Cheating

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

418

Cheating a person whose interest the offender was bound, either by law or by legal contract, to protect

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

419

Cheating by personation

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

420

Cheating and there by dishonestly inducing delivery of property, or the making, alteration or destruction of a valuable security

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

421

Fraudulent removal or concealment of property etc., to prevent distribution among creditors

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

422

Fraudulently preventing from being made available for his creditors a debt or demand due to the offender

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

423

Fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing a false statement of consideration

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

424

Fraudulent removal or 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

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

426

Mischief

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

427

Mischief, and thereby causing damage to the amount of 50 rupees or upwards

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

428

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

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

429

Mischief by killing poisoning maiming or rendering useless any elephant, camel, horse, etc., whatever may be its value or any other animal of the value of 50 rupees or upwards

5 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

430

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

5 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

431

Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, navigable river, or navigable channel and rendering it impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property

5 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

432

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

5 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

433

Mischief by destroying or moving or rendering less useful a lighthouse or sea-mark, or by exhibiting false lights

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

434

Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a landmark fixed by public authority

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

435

Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to an amount of 100 rupees or upwards, or, in case of agricultural produce, 10 rupees or upwards

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

436

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

Imprisonment for Life, or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

437

Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe A decked vessel or a vessel of 20 tones burden

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

438

The mischief described in the last section when committed by fire or any explosive substance

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

439

Running vessel ashore with intent to commit theft, etc.

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

440

Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death, or hurt, etc.

5 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

447

Criminal trespass

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

448

House-trespass

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

449

House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with death

Imprisonment for Life or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

450

House-trespass in order to the commission of an Offence punishable with imprisonment for life

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

451

  1. House-trespass in order to the commission of an Offence punishable with imprisonment
  2. If the offence is theft
  1. 2 Years + Fine
  2. 7 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

452

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

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

453

Lurking house trespass or house-breaking

2 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

454

  1. Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment
  2. If the offence be theft
  1. 3 Years + Fine
  2. 10 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

455

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

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

456

Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

457

  1. Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment
  2. If the offence is theft
  1. 5 Years + Fine
  2. 14 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

458

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

14 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

459

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

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

460

Death or grievous hurt caused by one of several persons jointly concerned in house-breaking by Night, etc.

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

461

Dishonestly breaking Open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

462

Being entrusted with any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain any property, and fraudulently opening the same

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 465 - 490

IPC Chapter XVIII - Offences relating to Documents and to Property Marks

SecDescriptionPunishment

465

Forgery

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

466

Forgery of a record of a court of Justice or of a Registrar of Births, etc., kept by a public servant

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

467

  1. Forgery of a valuable security, will or authority to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive any money, etc.
  2. When the valuable security is a promissory note of the Central Government
  1. Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine
  2. Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

468

Forgery for the purpose of cheating

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

469

Forgery for the purpose of harming the reputation of any person or knowing that it is likely to be used for that purpose

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

471

  1. Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged
  2. When the forged document is a promissory note of the Central Government
  1. Same as for Forgery of such document
  2. Same as for Forgery of such document
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

472

Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc. knowing the same to be counterfeit

Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

473

Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable otherwise than under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

474

  1. Having possession of a document, knowing it to be forged, with intent to use it as genuine; If the document is one of the description mentioned in section 466 of the Indian Penal Code
  2. If the document is one of the description mentioned in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code
  1. 7 Years + Fine
  2. Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

475

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

Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

476

Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

477

Fraudulently destroying or defacing, or attempting to destroy or deface, or secreting, a will, etc.

Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

477A

Falsification of accounts

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

482

Using a false property mark with intent to deceive or injure any person

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

483

Counterfeiting a property mark used by another, with intent to cause damage or injury

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

484

Counterfeiting a property mark used by a public servant, or any mark used by him to denote the manufacture, quality, etc., of any property

3 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

485

Fraudulently making or having possession of any die, plate or other instrument for counterfeiting any public or private property mark

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

486

Knowingly selling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

487

Fraudulently marking a false mark upon any package or receptacle containing goods, with intent to cause it to be believed that it contains goods which it does not contain, etc.

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

488

Making use of any such false mark

3 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

489

Removing destroying or defacing property mark with intent to cause injury

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

489A

Counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

489B

Using as genuine forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

489C

Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes

7 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

489D

Making or possessing machinery, instrument or material for forging or counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes

Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Court of Session

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

489E

Making or using documents resembling currency-notes or bank-notes

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

490

On refusal to disclose the name and address of the printer

Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Section 491

IPC Chapter XIX - Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service

SecDescriptionPunishment

491

Being bound to attend on or supply the wants of a person who is helpless from youth, unsoundness of mind or disease, and voluntarily omitting to do so

3 Months or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Sections 493 - 498

IPC Chapter XX - Offences relating to Marriage

SecDescriptionPunishment

493

A man by deceit causing a woman not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Non-Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

494

Marrying again during the life-time of a husband or wife

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

495

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

10 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

496

A person with fraudulent intention going through the ceremony of being married knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married

7 Years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

497

Adultery

5 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

498

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

2 Years and Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Section 498A

IPC Chapter XX A - Of Cruelty by Husband or Relatives of Husband

SecDescriptionPunishment

498A

  1. Punishment for subjecting a married woman to Cruelty
  2. If information of offence is given to SHO by aggrieved or her relative by blood, marriage or adoption, or by notified public servant
  1. 3 Years + Fine
  2. 3 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  1. Magistrate First Class
  2. Magistrate First Class
 

IPC Sections 500 - 502

IPC Chapter XXI - Defamation

SecDescriptionPunishment

500

  1. Defamation 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
  2. Defamation in any other case
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

501

  1. Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be 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
  2. Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory, in any other case
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

502

  1. Sale of printed or engraved substance 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
  2. Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter in any other case
  1. Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both
  2. Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Court of Session
  2. Magistrate First Class
 

IPC Sections 504 - 510

IPC Chapter XXII - Criminal Intimidation, Insult and Annoyance

SecDescriptionPunishment

504

Insult intended to provoke breach of the peace

2 Years or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

505

  1. False statement, rumour, etc., circulated with intent to cause mutiny or offence against the public peace
  2. False statement, rumour, etc., with intent to create Enmity, hatred or ill-will between different classes
  3. False statement rumour, etc., made in place of worship etc., with intent to create enmity hatred or ill-will
  1. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 3 Years or Fine or Both
  3. 5 Years + Fine
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Cognizable
  3. Cognizable
  1. Non-Bailable
  2. Non-Bailable
  3. Non-Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Any Magistrate
  3. Any Magistrate
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

506

  1. Criminal intimidation
  2. If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, Etc.
  1. 2 Years or Fine or Both
  2. 7 Years or Fine or Both
 CognizanceBailTriable by
 
  1. Non-Cognizable
  2. Non-Cognizable
  1. Bailable
  2. Bailable
  1. Any Magistrate
  2. Magistrate First Class
 
SecDescriptionPunishment

507

Criminal intimidation by Anonymous communication or having taken precaution to conceal whence the threat comes

As in Section 506 + 2 Years

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Magistrate First Class

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

508

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

1 Year or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

509

Uttering any word or making any gesture intended to insult the modesty of a woman, etc.

Simple imprisonment for 3 years + Fine

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 
SecDescriptionPunishment

510

Appearing in a public Place, etc., in a State of intoxication, and causing annoyance to any person

Simple Imprisonment for 24 hours or Fine or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Non-Cognizable

Bailable

Any Magistrate

 

IPC Section 511

IPC Chapter XXIII - Attempts to Commit Offences

SecDescriptionPunishment

511

Attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life, or imprisonment, and in such attempt doing any act towards the commission of the offence

Imprisonment for Life or Imprisonment not exceeding, half of the longest term provided for the Offence, or Fine, or Both

 CognizanceBailTriable by
 

Same As for Offence attempted

Same As for Offence attempted

Same As for Offence attempted

 

Part II - Classification of offences against other Laws

Offences under Other Laws

Offences Under Other Laws
Description of OffenceCognizableBailableTriableBy
If punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for more than 7 yearsYESNOSession
If punishable with imprisonment for 3 Years, and upwards but not more than 7 YearsYESNOJMIC
If punishable with imprisonment for less than 3 Years or with Fine onlyNOYESMagistrate