Central Act Amendment, The Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal
Procedure Act, 1898
An Act further to amend the Indian. Penal Code and the
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898; in their application
to the 3[State of Tamil ad^].
WHEREASit is expedient further to amend the Indian Penal
Code (Central Act XLV of 1860), and the Code of Criminal
Procedure, 1898 (Central Act V of 1898), in their application
to the 3IState of Tamil Nadu] for the purposes hereinafter
BEit enacted in the Eleventh Year of the Republic of India
as follows :-
- (1) This Act may be called the Indian Penal Code and short title
- –.– – –+— —. – – —
the Code of Criminal Procedure (l[Tamil Nadu] Amend-
ment) Act, 1960.
(2) It exrends to the whole of the 3[State of Tamil
These words were subst ifuled fat. the word “Madras ” by ihe
‘Tamil Nadu Adaplation cf Laws Order, 1969, as ame5ded by the
Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws (Second Amendment) crder,
For Slateme nt of Objects and Reasons, See Fort st. ~e~r.~~
Gazette Extr~ordinary,dated the 6th April 1960, Part IV-A, pages
This expression was substituted for the expression “:state of
Madras ” by the Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws Order, 1969, as
amended by the Tamil I!Jadu Adaptation of Laws(Secorrd Amend-
ment) Order, 1969.
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Code oj’ Criminul Procedure
(Tamil Mdu Amendment)
Amendment of 2. In section 202 of the Indian Penal Code (Central Act
XLV of 1860) (hereinafterreferred to as the said Code), for
the words ”shall be punished with imprisonment of either
description for a term which may extend to three months
or with heor with both”, the fallowing shall be substituted,
“shall be punished with imprisonment of either
description for. a term which miry extend to two years or
with fine or with both : j.
Provided that for a second or any subsequent offence
under this section, he shall be punished with imprisonment
of either descriptionsfor a term which shallnot be less than
six months and not more than two years and withifine.
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