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Section 467 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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The offence under this section is aggravated form of forgery. It is a very serious offence as the punishment prescribed shows. Where a person who is not to sign a document signs it for the purpose of making it a valid document he is guilty of signing a false document. As such copying the signature […]

Section 468 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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The section requires that forgery must be committed and the intention of the offender must be to use the forged document or forged electronic record for the purpose of cheating. Whether the intention materialises or not is of no consequence. This offence is also an aggravated form of forgery for which enhanced punishment has been […]

Section 466 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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A new explanation has been inserted by the Information Technology Act, 2000 in this section which states that for the purposes of this section the word “register” includes any list, data or record of any entries maintained in the “electronic form” as defined by section 2(1)(r) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 according to which […]

Section 460 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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The section requires that any person guilty of committing lurking house-trespass by night or house-breaking by night must, at the time of committing such offence, either voluntarily cause or attempt to cause death or grievous hurt of any person, and in such a situation every person who is jointly concerned in committing such lurking house- […]

Section 464 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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The section says that forgery means making of any false document or false electronic record or part of a document or electronic record. If there is no making of a false document or false electronic record or part of a document, or electronic record, the act cannot amount to forgery. The intention of the offender […]

Section 466 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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A new explanation has been inserted by the Information Technology Act, 2000 in this section which states that for the purposes of this section the word “register” includes any list, data or record of any entries maintained in the “electronic form” as defined by section 2(1)(r) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 according to which […]

Section 458 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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The section requires commission of lurking house-trespass by night or house­breaking by night. This must be done after having made preparation for causing hurt, or for assaulting, or for wrongfully restraining, any person, or for putting any person in fear of hurt, assault or wrongful restraint. Where four accused persons entered a girls’ hostel at […]

Section 456 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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Where the accused entered a house by night by scaling a wall, he was held guilty of committing house-breaking by night and punished under this section. Similarly, where the accused entered into a house by night and effected his departure by knocking down a person standing in the doorway, he was guilty of committing an […]

Section 457 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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The Allahabad High Court has held that the latter part of the section is attracted where there exists not only an intention to commit theft but that actual theft must have been committed. With respect, this does not seem to be correct. Where the accused could not explain the recent possession of stolen property which […]

Section 455 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!

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The section requires that lurking house-trespass or house-breaking must be committed, and the same must be done after having made preparation to cause hurt, or for assaulting, or for wrongfully restraining any person or for putting any person in fear of hurt or of assault or of wrongful restraint. Where the accused persons, variously armed, […]