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Section 2 – Indian Penal Code (IPC)


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Section 2. Punishment of offences committed within India


Every person shall be liable punishment under this Code and not otherwise for every act of omission contrary to the provisions thereof, of which, he shall be guilty within 1[India] 2[***].



1. The original words “the said territories” have successively been amended by the A.O. 1937, the A.O. 1948, the A.O. 1950 and Act 3 of 1951, sec. 3 and Sch., to read as above.


2. The words and figures “on or after the said first day of May, 1861” rep. by Act 12 of 1891, sec. 2 and Sch. I.



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