• Indian Kanoon- IPC Section 1
    Title and extent of operation of the Code


This Act shall be called the Indian Penal Code, and shall [extend to the whole of India [except the State of Jammu and Kashmir]]

Simply put

This Act is known as Indian Penal code, and it applies to all over India, except the State of Jammu and Kashmir, as they have their separate Penal code.

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IPC Section 2

Punishment of offences committed within India

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

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IPC Section 3

Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law maybe tried within, India.

Any person liable, by any [Indian law], to be tried for an offence committed beyond [India] shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond [India] in the same manner as if such act had been committed within [India]...

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IPC Section 4

Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences

The provisions of this Code apply also to any offence committed by-- [(1) any citizen of India in any place without and beyond India; (2) any person on any ship or aircraft registered in India wherever it may be. (3) any person in any place without and beyond India committing offence targeting a computer resource located in India. ] ...

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IPC Section 5

Certain laws not to be affected by this Act

Nothing in this Act shall affect the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen in the service of the Government of India or the provision of any special or local law....

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