The Indian Penal Code, 1860 - Old Version

The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the official criminal code of India that defines various crimes and their punishments.

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The Indian Penal Code, 1860 is a comprehensive criminal code of India which deals with various offences and their punishments. It was enacted by the British Indian Government in 1860, and since then has been amended several times. The IPC is divided into 23 chapters and contains 511 sections. It covers a wide range of offences, from minor offences like traffic violations, to serious crimes like murder and terrorism. The code is applicable to all Indian citizens, regardless of their religion or social status. It provides guidelines for the investigation, trial, and punishment of crimes in India.

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