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Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code: Dowry Cases

SECTION 498A: This particular section under Indian Penal Code (IPC) says that if husband of a woman or husband’s relatives subjects any forms of cruelty to the woman are liable for penalties which include...

Criminal Conspiracy – Section 120A of Indian Penal Code, 1860

Criminal Conspiracy - Section 120A of Indian Penal Code, 1860 Criminal Conspiracy - Definition - Section 120A - When two or more persons agree to do, or cause to be done - (1) an illegal act, or (2)...
Offenses by or Relating to Public Servants - Indian Kanoon

Offenses by or Relating to Public Servants sec 168

  Offenses by or Relating to Public Servants sec 168 Consequences of a Public Servant getting engaged in an unlawful trade – Section – 168 – Whoever, being a public servant, and being legally bound as such...
Making of arbitral award & termination of proceeding

Chapter IV – General Exceptions under IPC – Section 76

Chapter IV – General Exceptions under IPC – Section 76 Act done by a person bound, or by mistake of fact believing himself bound, by law – Section 76 – Nothing is an offence which is...

Difference between Assault & Affray

Difference between Assault & Affray Difference between Assault & Affray ASSAULT - The offense of assault can take place anywhere, i.e, in a public or a private place. ...

Difference between Theft & Extortion

Difference between Theft & Extortion Difference between Theft & Extortion THEFT- CONSENT - In Theft the accused takes the property without any consent. FORCE    ...

Rioting- Section 146, 147, 148

Rioting- Section 146, 147, 148 Rioting – Section 146 (Definition) Whenever any force or violence is used by an unlawful assembly, or by any member, in prosecution of the common object of such assembly, every member...

Extortion- Section 383 (Definition & Meaning)

Extortion- Section 383 (Definition & Meaning) Extortion- Section 383 (Definition & Meaning) Whoever intentionally puts any person in a fear of any kind of injury to that person, or to any other person, and thereby dishonestly...

Hurt & Grievous Hurt – (Definition, Meaning, Difference)

  Hurt & Grievous Hurt – (Definition, Meaning, Difference) Hurt & Grievous Hurt – (Definition, Meaning, Difference)     Hurt- Section -319 Whoever causes bodily pain, disease or infirmity upon any person is said to have...
Causes of Crime - Indian Kanoon

Causes of Crime – Indian Kanoon

Causes of Crime What are the causes of crime? There are various causes of crime. Which are described officially are stated below – Social Causes of Crime ...

Difference between Inquiry and Investigation

Difference between Inquiry and Investigation INQUIRY - Inquiry is a process which is brought in motion for the purpose of clearing a doubt, enhancing knowledge or finding a...

Ex Parte (Defined & Explained)

Ex Parte (Defined & Explained) Ex Parte means making an application to the Court without giving a notice to the other side. The other party is niether present nor represented.

Domicile ( definition & explanation)

Domicile ( definition & explanation) A domicile is the residence of a person which is fixed and permanent to which he returns or intends to return. For example- a business has its domicile in the...

Deponent ( definition & explanation)

Deponent ( definition & explanation) A person who under an oath or affirmation, gives an affidavit or disposition. A deponent is a person who gives an evidence or acts as  a witness . A deponent...

Delegatus non potest delegare ( Definition & Explanation)

Delegatus non potest delegare ( Definition & Explanation) This is a Latin term which means- a delegate cannot delegate. A person to whom an authority or a decision-making power has been delegated by a higher source,...

De facto (Definition & Explanation)

De facto (Definition & Explanation) De facto literally means "in fact" or "in reality". It is something which exist in fact although not nescessiraly approved legally. For example- A common law spouse may be called as...

Covenant- (Defined & Explained)

Covenant- (Defined & Explained) An agreement, a contract, a written promise between two individuals which constitutes a pledge/promise to do or not to do a certain act. Covenants are quite common in leases, where the landlord...

Section 299 Culpable Homicide

Section 299 Culpable Homicide Section 299 Culpable Homicide Definition of Culpable Homicide - Section 299 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 Who ever causes death by committing an act with an intention of causing death, or with an...

Caveat (Definition & Meaning)

Caveat (Definition & Meaning) It literally means "beware". It is a warning or a formal notice given by an interested party to a court, or a judge, or a ministerial officer, in opposition to certain...

Burden of Proof ( Meaning & Definition)

Burden of Proof ( Meaning & Definition) Burden of proof is a rule of evidence that requires a party to prove a disputed fact in the court, or else the contract will be assumed by...