Indian Penal Code (IPC)
Section 376A. Intercourse by a man with his wife during separation
1[376A. Intercourse by a man with his wife during separation.—Whoever has sexual intercourse with his wife, who is living separately from him under a decree of separation or under any custom or usage without her consent shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to fine].
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment—Imprisonment for two years and fine—Non-cognizable—Bailable—Triable by Court of Session—Non-compoundable.
1. Subs. by Act 43 of 1983, sec. 3, for sections 375 and 376 (w.e.f. 25-12-1983).