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ORISSA ACT 3 OF 1999
*THE INDIAN PENAL CODE (ORISSA AMENDMENT) ACT, 1998
[Rcceivcd tl!c assent of the- Picsident on thc 27th Jenuary 1999, first
published ill an extraordina~yissue of the Orissa Gaerre,
dated thc 9th March 19993
ANACT TO AhfEND THB INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860 IN W APPLICATION
Bc ii enactcd by the Legislature of the Statc of Orissa in the Fortyninth
Ycar of the Republic ofTndia as follows:-
Short title. I. This Act may be called thc Indian Penal Code (Orissa Amendment)
Act, 1998. ,
- In thc Indian PcnaI Code, 1860, ipsections 272,273, 274, 275 and 276, for !he 45 or 1860.
of sffliDnswords 6L~hsll be punished with imprisonment OF ci~herdescription for e ierm whlch
272 to 276. .may exlend to six month&,or with fine which may cxtend to one thousand rupees, or
with both”, the followidg shalI be substilutcd, namely:-
‘Ishall be punished with iniprisonment for life and shall also be liable to
Frovidcd that .the Court may, for adequate and special reasons to be
mentioned in the Judgement, impose a sentence of imprisonment which is less
than imprisonment for life.”.
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