What are the offences against property? What is the punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 403, 404, 406, 407, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439 and 440 of Indian Penal Code 1860.

 

Offences against property and punishment for the crime are defined under Section 403, 404, 406, 407, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439 and 440 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to these sections are:

 

CHAPTER XVII - OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY

 

IPC Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

403 IPC

 

Dishonest misappropriation of movable property, or converting it to one's own use

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

404 IPC

 

Dishonest misappropriation of property, knowing that it was in possession of a deceased person at his death, and that it has not since been in the possession of any person legally entitled to it

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If by clerk or person employed by deceased

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

406 IPC

 

Criminal breach of trust

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

407 IPC

 

Criminal breach of trust by a carrier, wharfinger, etc

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

408 IPC

 

Criminal breach of trust by a clerk or servant

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

409 IPC

 

Criminal breach of trust by public servant or by banker, merchant or agent, etc

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

411 IPC

 

Dishonestly receiving stolen property knowing it to be stolen

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate.

 

412 IPC

 

Dishonestly receiving stolen property knowing that it was obtained by dacoity

 

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

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

413 IPC

 

Habitually dealing in stolen property

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

414 IPC

 

Assisting in concealment or disposal of stolen property, knowing it to be stolen

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

417 IPC

 

Cheating

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

418 IPC

 

Cheating a person whose interest the offender was bound, either by law or by legal contract, to protect

 

Cheating by personation

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

419 IPC

 

Cheating by personation

 

Cheating by personation

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

420 IPC

 

Cheating and thereby dishonestly inducing delivery of property, or the making, alteration or destruction of a valuable security

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

421 IPC

 

Fraudulent removal or concealment of property, etc., to prevent distribution among creditors

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

422 IPC

 

Fraudulently preventing from being made available for his creditors a debt or demand due to the offender

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

423 IPC

 

Fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing a false statement of consideration

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

424 IPC

 

Fraudulent removal or concealment of property, of himself or any other person or assisting in the doing thereof, or dishonestly releasing any demand or claim to which he is entitled.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

426 IPC

 

Mischief

 

Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

427 IPC

 

Mischief, and thereby causing damage to the amount of 50 rupees or upwards

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

428 IPC

 

Mischief of by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering useless any animal of the value of 10 rupees or upwards

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

429 IPC

 

Mischief by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering useless any elephant, camel, horse, etc., whatever may be its value, or any other animal of the value of 50 rupees or upwards

 

Imprisonment for 5 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

430 IPC

 

Mischief by causing diminution of supply of water for agricultural purposes, etc

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

431 IPC

 

Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, navigable river, or navigable channel, and rendering it impassable or less safe for traveling or conveying property

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

432 IPC

 

Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

433 IPC

 

Mischief by destroying or moving or rendering less useful a light-house or sea-mark, or by exhibiting false lights

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

434 IPC

 

Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a landmark fixed by public authority

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

435 IPC

 

Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to an amount of 100 rupees or upwards, or, in case of agricultural produce, 10 rupees or upwards

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

436 IPC

 

Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy a house, etc

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

437 IPC

 

Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or a vessel of 20 tonnes burden

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

438 IPC

 

The mischief described in the last section when committed by fire or any explosive substance

 

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

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

439 IPC

 

Running vessel ashore with intent to commit theft, etc

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

440 IPC

 

Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death, or hurt, etc

 

Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 
 

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES UNDER INDIAN PENAL CODE 1860

Chapter V Abetment - Section 109, 110, 111, 113, 114, 115,116, 117, 118, 119, 120 of IPC

Chapter VA Criminal Conspiracy - Section 120B of IPC

Chapter VI Offences against the State - Section 121, 121a, 122, 123, 124, 124a, 125,,126, 127, 128, 129 and 130 of IPC

Chapter VII Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force - Section 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138 and 140 of IPC

Chapter VIII Offences against public tranquility - Section 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 153A, 153B, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159 and 160 of IPC

Chapter IX Offences by or relating to public servants - Sections 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 165A, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170 of 171 IPC

Chapter IVA offences relating to elections - Sections 171E, 171F, 171G, 171H and 171I of IPC

Chapter X Contempt of the lawful authority of pubic servants - Sections 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 216A, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 225A, 225B, 227, 228, 228A, 229 of IPC

Chapter XII Offences relating to Coin and Government Stamps - Section 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 263A of IPC

Chapter XIII Offences relating to Weights and Measures - Section 264, 265, 266, 267 of IPC

Chapter XIV Offences affecting public health, safety, convenience, decency and morals - Sections 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 294A of IPC

Chapter XV Offences Relating to Religion - Section 295, 295A, 296, 297 and 298 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 302, 303, 304, 304A, 304B, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318
 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 363A, 364, 364A, 365, 366, 366A, 366B, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 376, 376A, 376B, 376C, 376D, 377 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 379, 380, 381, 382, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 403, 404, 406, 407, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439 and 440 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462 of IPC

Chapter XVIII Offences relating to documents and to property marks - Section 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 477A, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 489A, 489B, 489C, 489D and 489E of IPC

Chapter XIX Criminal Breach of Contract of Service - Section 491 of IPC

Chapter XX Offences relating to Marriage - Section 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498 of IPC

Chapter XX A cruelty by husband or relatives of husband - Section 498A of IPC

Chapter XXI Defamation - Section 500, 501, 502 of IPC

Chapter XII Criminal Intimidation, Insult and Annoyance - Section 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510 of IPC

Chapter XIII Attempts to commit offences - Section 511 of IPC

 

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