What is false evidence and offences against public justice? Classification of offences under Section 216A, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 225A, 225B, 227, 228, 228A and 229 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences of false evidences and offences against public justice under Section 216A, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 225A, 225B, 227, 228, 228A and 229 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to elections are:

 

 

 CHAPTER XI - FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

 

Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

216A IPC

 

Harbouring robbers or dacoits

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class.

 

217 IPC

 

Public servant disobeying a direction of law with intent to save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

218 IPC

 

Public servant framing an incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

219 IPC

 

Public servant in a judicial proceeding corruptly making and pronouncing an order, report, verdict, or decision which he knows to be contrary to law.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

220 IPC

 

Commitment for trial or confinement by a person having authority, who knows that he is acting contrary to law.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

221 IPC

 

Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of a public servant bound by law to apprehend an offender, if the offence be capital.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, with or without fine.

 

According as the  offence in relation to which such omission has been made is cognizable or non-cognizable.

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, with or without fine.

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, with or without fine.

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

222 IPC

 

Intentional omission to apprehend on the part of a public servant bound by law to apprehend person under sentence of a Court of Justice if under sentence of death.

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 14 years, with or without fine.

 

cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

   

If under sentence of imprisonment 10 years, or upwards.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, with or without fine.

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class.

   

If under sentence of imprisonment for less than 10 years or lawfully committed to custody.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

223 IPC

 

Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant.

 

 Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate.

 

224 IPC

 

Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

225 IPC

 

Resistance or obstruction to the lawful apprehension of any person, or rescuing him from lawful custody.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If charged with an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.

 

cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If charged with a capital offence

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If the person is sentenced to imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years, or upwards.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

cognizable

 

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If under sentence of death

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

225A IPC

 

Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise provided for :-

       
   

(a) in case of intentional omission or sufferance.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

(b) in case of negligent omission or sufferance.

 

Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

225B IPC

 

Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in case not otherwise provided for.

 

Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

227 IPC

 

Violation of condition of remission of punishment.

 

Punishment of original sentence, or if part of punishment has been undergone, the residue.

 

cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

The Court by which the original Offence was triable.

 

228 IPC

 

Intentional insult or interruption to a public servant sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding.

 

Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

The Court in which the offence is committed subject to the provisions of Chapter XXVI

 

228A IPC

 

Disclose of identity of the victim of the certain offences, etc.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate.

   

Printing or publication of a proceeding without prior permission of court.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years and fine

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

229 IPC

 

Personation of a juror or assessor.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine; or both.

 

cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class.

 

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