What are the compoundable offences under CRPC 320, which are compoundable with out the permission of the court? Offences under Section 298, 323, 334, 341, 342, 352, 355, 358, 426, 427, 447, 448, 491, 497, 498, 500, 501, 502, 504, 506, 508 of Indian Penal Code compoundable under CRPC 320.

 

The offences compoundable without the permission of the court are defined under CRPC 320. The offences which are allowed to be compounded (Compromised) are described under Section 320 of the Code of criminal Procedure, 1973. The same are categorised as the offences which are simple and not grave in nature and hence the same can be compounded by the affected party only and those which are considered to be a bit more grave and thus needing the supervision of the court while being compounded by the affected party.

Section of IPC

Type of Offence

Person by whom offence may be compounded

298

Uttering words, etc., with deliberate Intent to wound the religious feelings of any person.

The person whose religious feelings are intended to be wounded.

323

Causing hurt.

The person to whom the hurt is caused.

 

334

 

Voluntarily causing hurt on provocation.

 

The person to whom the hurt is caused.

341, 342, 343, 344, 346

Wrongfully restraining or confining any person.

The person restrained or confined.

352, 355, 358

Assault or use of criminal force.

The person assaulted or to whom criminal force is used.

426, 427

Mischief, when the only loss or damage caused is loss or damage to a private person.

The person to whom the loss or damage is caused.

447

Criminal trespass.

The person in possession of the property trespassed upon.

448

House trespass.

The person in possession of the property trespassed upon.

491

Criminal breach of contract of service.

The person with whom the offender has contracted.

497

Adultery.

The husband of the woman.

498

Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent of a married woman.

The husband of the woman.

500

Defamation. except such eases as are specified against section 500 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) in column I of the Table under sub­section (2)

The person defamed.

501

Printing or engraving matter, knowing it to be defamatory.

The person defamed.

502

Sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter, knowing it to contain such matter.

The person defamed.

504

Insult intended to provoke a breach of the peace.

The person insulted.

506

Criminal intimidation except when the offence is punishable with Imprisonment for seven years.

The person intimidated.

508

Act caused by making a person believe that he will be an object of divine dis­pleasure.

The person against whom the offence was committed.

GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO INQUIRIES AND TRIALS

Section 320 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What are the compoundable offences under CRPC 320, which are compoundable with out the permission of the court? Offences under Section 298, 323, 334, 341, 342, 352, 355, 358, 426, 427, 447, 448, 491, 497, 498, 500, 501, 502, 504, 506, 508 of Indian Penal Code

Offences punishable under the sections of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) specified in the first two columns of the table next following may, with the permission of the Court before which any prosecution for such offence is pending, be compounded by the persons mentioned in the third column of that Table. Section 320 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Withdrawal from prosecution? Section 321 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is the Procedure in cases which Magistrate cannot dispose of? What is the Procedure when, after commencement of inquiry or trial, Magistrate finds case should be committed? Section 322 and 323 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

How is the Trial of persons previously convicted of offences against coinage, stamp-law or property? What is the Procedure when Magistrate cannot pass sentence sufficiently severe? Section 324 and 325 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Conviction or commitment on evidence partly recorded by one Magistrate and partly by another. Court to be open. Section 326 and 327 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

 

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