• Indian Kanoon- 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]

Simply put

Whosoever found guilty of such an offence or omits an act which are mentioned in the Indian Penal Code, shall be liable for punishment under this code.

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IPC Section 3

Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law maybe tried 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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IPC Section 6

Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions

Throughout this Code every definition of an offence, every penal provision and every illustration of every such definition or penal provision, shall be understood subject to the exceptions contained in the Chapter entitled "General Exceptions", though those exceptions are not repeated in such definition, penal provision, or illustration....

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