What are the offences affecting the human body and punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 302, 303, 304, 304A, 304B, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317 and 318 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences affecting the human body and punishment for the crime are defined under Section 302, 303, 304, 304A, 304B, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317 and 318 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to these sections are:

 

 

  CHAPTER XVI - OFFENCES AFFECTING THE HUMAN BODY

 

Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

302 IPC

 

Murder

Death, or imprisonment for life, and fine  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

303 IPC

Murder by a person under sentence of imprisonment for life. Death, or imprisonment for life, and fine  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

304 IPC

Culpable homicide not amounting to murder, if act by which the death is caused is done with intention of causing death, etc. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

 

Court of Session

 

   

If act is done with knowledge that it is likely to cause death, but without any intention to cause death, etc.

 

Imprisonment for 10 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 
 

304A  IPC

Causing death by rash or negligence act. Imprisonment for 2 years or fine, or both.  

Cognizable 

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

304B IPC

 

Dowry death

Imprisonment of not less than seven years but which may extend to imprisonment for life.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

305 IPC

Abetment of suicide committed by child, or insane or delirious person or an idiot, or a person intoxicated. Death, or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

306 IPC

Abetting the commission of suicide Imprisonment for 10 years and fine  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

307 IPC

 

Attempt to murder

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

 

Cognizable 

 

 

Non-bailable

 

 

Court of Session

 

   

If such act causes hurt to any person.

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

 

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

   

Attempt by life-convict to murder, if hurt is caused.

 

Death or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

 

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

308 IPC

Attempt to commit culpable homicide. Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

   

If such act causes hurt to any person.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

309 IPC

Attempt to commit suicide Simple imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both.  

Cognizable 

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate.

 

311 IPC

Being a thug Imprisonment for life and fine.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

Court of Session
 

312 IPC

Causing miscarriage Imprisonment for 3 years, fine, or both.  

Non-cognizable

 

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If the woman be quick with child

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

313 IPC

Causing miscarriage without woman's consent. Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine.  

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session.

 

314 IPC

Death caused by an act done with intent to cause miscarriage. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

   

If act done without woman's consent.

 

Imprisonment for life, or as above.

 

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

315 IPC

Act done with intent to prevent a child being born alive, or to cause it to die after its birth. Imprisonment for 10 years or fine, or both.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

316 IPC

Causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide. Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

317 IPC

Exposure of a child under 12 years of age by parent or person having care of it with intention of wholly abandoning it. Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both.  

Cognizable 

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

318 IPC

Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body. Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.  

Cognizable 

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

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