EXPLANATORY NOTES:

(1) In regard to offences under the Indian Penal Code, the entries in the second andthird 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, (i) the expression “Magistrate of the first class” and “Any Magistrate” include Metropolitan Magistrates but not Executive Magistrates; (ii) the word “cognizable” stands for “a police officer may arrest without warrant”; and (iii) the word “non-cognizable” stands for “a police officer shall not arrest without warrant”.

I.–OFFENCES UNDER THE INDIAN PENAL CODE

 

Section Offence Punishment Cognizable or noncognizable Bailable or Nonbailable By what Court triable

Section Offence Punishment Cognizable or noncognizable
Bailable or Nonbailable
By what
Court triable
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