What are the offences by or relating to public servants and punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 165A, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170 and 171  of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences by or relating to public servants are defined under Section 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 165A, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170 and 171 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences by or relating to public servants are:

 

 

 CHAPTER IX - OFFENCES BY OR RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVANTS

 

Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

161 IPC

 

Being or excepting to be a public servant, and taking a gratification other than legal remuneration in respect of an official act.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

162 IPC

 

Taking a gratification in order, by corrupt or illegal means, to influence a public servant.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

163 IPC

 

Taking a gratification for the exercise of personal influence with a public servant.

 

Simple imprisonment for 1 year or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

164 IPC

 

Abetment by public servant of the offences defined in the last two preceding clauses with reference to himself.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

165 IPC

 

Public servant obtaining any valuable thing, without consideration, from a person concerned in any proceeding or business transacted by such public servant.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

165A IPC

 

Punishment for abetment of offences punishable under section 161 or section 165.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

166 IPC

 

Public servant disobeying a direction of the law with intent to cause injury to any person.

 

Simple imprisonment for 1 year or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

167 IPC

 

Public servant framing an incorrect document with intent to cause injury.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

168 IPC

 

Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade.

 

Simple imprisonment for 1 year or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

169 IPC

 

Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property.

 

Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both, and confiscation of property, if purchased.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

170 IPC

 

Personating a public servant

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

171 IPC

 

Wearing garb or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent.

 

Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine up to 200 rupees, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

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