1. Title and extent of operation of the Code
2. Punishment of offences committed within India
3. Punishment of offences beyond but which by law may be tried within India
4. Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences
5. Certain laws not to be affected by this Act
The Indian Penal Code has been extended to Berar by the Berar Laws Act, 1941 (4 of 1941) and has been declared in force in-
1898, Pt. II, p. 345.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide a general Penal Code for 1[India]; It is enacted as follows: -
The words "British India" have successively been subs. by the A.O.
1948, the A.O. 1950 and Act 3 of 1951, sec.3 and Sch. to read as above.
The original wards have successively been amended by the Act of 12 of 1891,
sec.2 and Sch.I the A.O. 1937, the A.O. 1948 and the A.O. 1950 to read as
Subs. by Act 3 of 1951, sec.3 and Sch., for "except Part B States".
committed within India. —
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.
Act 12 of 1891, sec.2 and Sch.I.