Indian Penal Code (IPC)
Title and extant of operation of the Code
This Act shall be called the Indian Penal Code, and shall 1[extend to the whole of India 2[except the State of Jammu and Kashmir].]
1. The original words have successively been amended by Act 12 of 1891, sec. 2 and Sch. I, the A.O. 1937, the A.O. 1948 and the A.O. 1950 to read as above.
2. Subs. by Act 3 of 1951, sec. 3 and Sch., for “except Part B States”.