IPC an Integral part of Social Legislation
The Indian Penal Code Bill was passed by the legislative council and it received the assent of the government-general on 6th, October,1860. It came on the statute book as the IPC on 1860.
Extention of the IPC:
This act shall be extended to the whole of India except the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Offenders are liable under this code, for death, imprisonment for life, rigorous simple imprisonment, forfeiture of property.
In every cases in which death sentence has been passed, Government may without consent of offender, commute punishment.
In every case in which life imprisonment has been passed, government may, without consent of offender , commute punishment for the term not exceeding fourteen years.
If offence is punishable with fine only, imprisonment imposed in default of payment of fine shall be simple. Term of imprisonment in default of payment of fine shall not exceed-
Two months when fine shall not exceed Rs.50/-
Four months when fine shall not exceed Rs.100/-&
not exceeding six months - in any other
When two or more persons agree to do cause to be done, an illegal act/an act which is not illegal but done. by illegal means. Such agreement is designated as criminal conspiracy
Wherever attempts/abets/wages war against Government of India, shall be punished with death of imprisonment for life & fine.
Whoever collects men/arms/ammunition/otherwise prepares to wage war against Government of India shall be punished with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for term not less than 10 years and fine.
Insertion of new section 195:
Whoever threatens, another with any injury to his person, reputation or properly or to the person or reputation of any one in whom that person is interested shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine or with both.