WHEREAS it is expedient to provide a general Penal Code for Bangladesh; It is enacted as follows:- ... [Repealed by section 4 of the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1921 (Act No. A commits house-trespass by entering Z's house through the door having lifted a latch Whoever, being a public servant, legally bound as such public servant to apprehend or to keep in confinement any person charged with or liable to be apprehended for an offence, intentionally omits to apprehend such person, or intentionally suffers such person to escape, or intentionally aids such person in escaping or attempting to escape from such confinement, shall be punished as follows, that is to say:, Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend person under sentence or lawfully committed, 222. Whoever commits depredation, or makes preparations to commit depredation, on the territories of any Power in alliance or at peace with Bangladesh, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine and to forfeiture of any property used or intended to be used in committing such depredation, or acquired by such depredation. Whoever intentionally puts any person in fear of any injury to that person, or to any other, and thereby dishonestly induces the person so put in. Medals are not coin, inasmuch as they are not intended to be used as money. guilty of abetting theft, and is liable to the same punishment as if B had committed theft. A cheats. This is house-breaking. the offence defined in this section. 373. Imprisonment which is of two descriptions, namely:--, Where anything is an offence falling within two or more separate definitions of any has a loaded pistol under his garment having provided this pistol for the purpose of hurting committing an offence, A is liable to be punished in the same manner as if B had been A instigates B to set fire to a dwelling-house, B, in consequence of the unsoundness of such gesture or object shall be seen, by such woman, or intrudes upon the privacy of such stamped and issued shall continue to be Pakistan coin for the purposes of this Chapter, were made in good faith, A would be required to pay two hundred rupees a month. 207. 50 of 1950, Act No. to the person or reputation of any one in whom that person is interested. B, acting under 487. A offers a bribe to B, a public servant, as a reward for showing A some favour in the CHAPTER III—GENERAL RULES AS TO CRIMINAL … as if sentenced to simple' imprisonment. entering Z's house, having opened the door with that key. to an idol. 252. A is guilty of the offence defined in this section. A has committed extortion. Whoever falsely personates another, and in such assumed character makes any admission or statement, or confesses judgment, or causes any process to be issued or becomes bail or security, or does any other act in any suit or criminal prosecution, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both. If this was A's impression, A has not committed theft. Whoever fraudulently uses any false weight or false measure of length or capacity, or fraudulently uses any weight or any measure of length or capacity as a different weight or measure from what it is, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both. A Whoever, knowing or having reason to believe that any persons are about to commit or have recently committed robbery or dacoity, harbours them or any of them, with the intention of facilitating the commission of such robbery or dacoity, or of screening them or any of them from punishment, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine. Whoever makes or performs any part of the process of making, or buys, or sells, or disposes of, any instrument for the purpose of being used, or knowing or having reason to believe that it is intended to be used, for the purpose of counterfeiting any stamp issued by Government for the purpose of revenue, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine. Whoever, being employed in any mint lawfully established in Bangladesh, does any act, or omits what he is legally bound to do, with the intention of causing any coin issued from that mint to be of a different weight or composition from the weight or composition fixed by law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall be liable to fine. A and B are joint jailors, and as such, have the charge of Z, a prisoner, alternately Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty taka. Whoever commits rape shall be punished with, 377. defined in the latter part of this section. It could not, therefore, be taken out of Z's possession, and A has not Whoever, being armed with any deadly weapon, or with anything which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, is a member of an unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both. without exposing bone of the victim, is said to cause shajjah-i-khafifah; by exposing any bone of the victim without causing fracture, is said to cause shajjah-imudihah; by fracturing the bone of the victim, without dislocating it, is said to cause shajjah-ihashimah; by causing fracture of the bone of the victim and thereby the bone is dislocated, is said If, at the time of committing robbery or dacoity, the offender uses any deadly weapon, or causes grievous hurt to any person, or attempts to cause death or grievous hurt to any person, the imprisonment with which such offender shall be punished shall not be less than seven years. Whoever accepts or obtains, or agrees to accept, or attempts to obtain, from any person, for himself or for any other person, any gratification whatever as a motive or reward for inducing, by corrupt or illegal means, any public servant to do or to forbear to do any official act, or in the exercise of the official functions of such public servant to show favour or disfavour to any person, or to render or attempt to render any service or disservice to any person with the Government or Legislature, or with any public servant, as such, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both. Whoever does, with fire or any combustible matter, any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any other person, Negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance. the attempting to cause grievous hurt, unless it be for the purpose of preventing death or murder. Whoever causes bodily pain, disease or infirmity to any person is said to cause hurt. Whoever commits lurking house-trespass by night, or house-breaking by night, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine. 88. "Wrongful loss" is the loss by unlawful means of property to which the person losing it is legally entitled. ], Public servant disobeying direction of law with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture. Whoever, except in the case provided for by section 334, voluntarily causes hurt by means of any instrument for shooting, stabbing or cutting, or any instrument which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, or by means of fire, Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt. judgment of the public. act or omission shall, for the purposes of this section, be deemed to be punishable as if committing the theft, or in carrying away or attempting to carry away property obtained by Mischief by destroying, moving or rendering less useful a light-house or sea-mark. Z is carried off by a tiger. Whoever, knowing that, by an order promulgated by a public servant lawfully empowered to promulgate such order, he is directed to abstain from a certain act, or to take certain order with certain property in his possession or under his management, disobeys such direction. A, a soldier, fires on a mob by the order of his superior officer, in conformity, with the Except in the cases hereinafter excepted, culpable homicide is murder, if the act by which the death is caused is done with the intention of causing death, or-. 260. Z signs and delivers the paper to A. A person is said to gain wrongfully when such Whoever voluntarily causes disturbance to any assembly lawfully engaged in the performance of religious worship, or religious ceremonies, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both. kari, siyah kari or similar other customs or practices;]. Whoever makes or counterfeits any seal, plate or other instrument for making an impression, intending that the same shall be used for the purpose of committing any forgery which would be punishable under section 467 of this Code, or, with such intent, has in his possession any such seal, plate or other instrument, knowing the same to be counterfeit, shall be punishable with, Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable otherwise. this section, he had at the time of the commission of the alleged offence no reason to To overawe by criminal force, or show of criminal force, the Federal or any Provincial A, a munsif, obtains from Z, a banker, a situation in Z's bank for A's Whoever makes any gesture, or any preparation intending or knowing it to be likely that such gesture or preparation will cause any person present to apprehend that he who makes that gesture or preparation is about to use criminal force to that person, is said to commit an assault. of them. "transportation" means an activity of transporting oil A person is said to "cheat by personation" if he cheats by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is. Here A's neighbourhood of a particular village. Instigates any person to do that thing; or, Engages with one or more other person or, persons in any conspiracy for the does not amount to itlaf-i-udw or itlaf-i-salahiyyat-i-udw, is said to cause shajjah. forbear doing anything for the benefit of any person, on any event or contingency relative Whoever makes or has in his possession any die, plate or other instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting a trade mark or property mark, or has in his possession a trade mark or property mark for the purpose of denoting that, any goods are the manufacture or merchandise of a person whose manufacture or merchandise they are not, or that they belong to a person to whom they do not belong, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both. Here the ring in The code was drafted on the recommendations of first law commission of India established in 1834 under the Charter Act of 1833 under the Chairmanship of Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay. implied consent to take the book for the purpose of reading it, A has not committed theft A instigates B to burn Z's house. B takes the Download: Act 12 of 2016 Penal Code (Amdt).PDF. When such an act is criminal by reason of its being done with a criminal knowledge or intention. A causes a ship to be cast away, intending thereby to cause damage to Z, who has lent sitting, he renders 2 an object of divine displeasure, A has committed the offence defined in this section. fine, or with both. A consent is not such a consent as is intended by any section of this Code, if the consent is given by a person under fear of injury, or under a misconception of fact, and if the person doing the act knows, or has reason to believe, that the consent was given in consequence of such fear or misconception; or, If the consent is given by a person who, from unsoundness of mind, or intoxication, is unable to understand the nature and consequence of that to which he gives his consent; or. Whoever, in any declaration made or subscribed by him, which declaration any Court of Justice, or any public servant or other persons, is bound or authorized by law to receive as evidence of any fact, makes any statement which is false, and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, touching any point material to the object for which the declaration is made or used, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence. Whoever sells, or exposes, or has in possession for sale or any purpose of trade or manufacture, any goods or thing with a counterfeit trade mark or property mark affixed to or impressed upon the same or to or upon any case, package or other receptacle in which such goods are contained, shall, unless he proves, Making a false mark upon any receptacle containing goods. Whenever any unlawful assembly or riot takes place, the owner or occupier of the land upon which such unlawful assembly is held, or such riot is committed, and any person having or claiming an interest in such land, shall be punishable with fine not exceeding one thousand taka, if he or his agent or manager, knowing that such offence is being or has been committed, or having reason to believe it is likely to be committed, do not give the earliest notice thereof in his or their power to the principal officer at the nearest police-station, and do not, in the case of his or their having reason to believe that it was about to be committed, use all lawful means in his or their power to prevent it and, in the event of its taking place, do not use all lawful means in his or their power to disperse or suppress the riot or unlawful assembly. 440. 134. A has committed mischief. one-tenth of the diyat. any particular person is the owner of it, is sufficient if, at the time of appropriating it, he A gives Z fifty strokes with a stick. Making or possessing instrument or materials for forging or counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes, 489D. with both. ten years or if the person was lawfully committed to custody. of offence is likely to cause death, shall be punished with imprisonment of either writing on the bill the words "Pay to Z or his order" and signing the endorsement. Every Commissioned Officer in the Military, Naval or Air Forces of Pakistan while If the offence be not of any of the descriptions enumerated in the last preceding section, the right of private defence of the body does not extend to the voluntary causing of death to the assailant, but does extend, under the restrictions mentioned in section 99 to the voluntary causing to the assailant of any harm other than death. A enters by night a house which he is legally entitled to enter. fourteen years, and shall also be liable to fine. 171C. or annoyance to Z, A has used criminal force to Z. Whoever counterfeits any trade mark or property mark used by any other person shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both. Whoever commits extortion by putting any person in fear of an accusation against that person or any other, of having committed or attempted to commit any offence punishable with death, or with, Putting person in fear of accusation of offence in order to commit extortion, 389. to cause that person to omit to do any act which that person is legally entitled to do as the means of avoiding the execution without Z's consent intending or knowing it to be likely that he may thereby cause injury, The right of private defence of property against robbery Continues as long as the offender 499. 23. Whoever, being in any manner entrusted with property, or with any dominion over property in his capacity of a public servant or in the way of his business as a banker, merchant, factor, broker, attorney or agent, commits criminal breach of trust in respect of that property, shall be punished with. 467. is ready to engage in any act which is an offence under this section, or that any such isqat-i-haml is caused with the consent of the woman; or. But, if A sells the horse and appropriates the whole proceeds to his own he furnishes security equivalent to the amount of diyat to the satisfaction of the Court. Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc. 2, in of Pakistan shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may 42. And whoever publishes any proposal to pay any sum, or to deliver any goods, or to do or [Repealed by the Government of India (Adaptation of Indian Laws) Order, 1937.]. If he enters or quits through any passage not intended by any person, other Whoever wrongfully confines any person in such manner as to indicate an intention that the confinement of such person may not be known to any person interested in the person so confined, or to any public servant, or that the place of such confinement may not be known to or discovered by any such person or public servant as hereinbefore mentioned, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years in addition to any other punishment to which he may be liable for such wrongful confinement. Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt. A instigates 8 to murder C, B refuses to do so. for a house-breaker, attacks A. Selling minor for purposes of prostitution, etc. 482. An Act to amend the Penal Code (Cap 158) Year of Act: 2016. A does not take dishonestly, he does not commit theft. 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