What are the offences against property? What is the punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461 and 462 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences against property and punishment for the crime are defined under Section 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461 and 462 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

 

447 IPC

 

Criminal trespass

 

Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine of 500 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

448 IPC

 

House-trespass

 

Imprisonment for one year, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

449 IPC

 

House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with death

 

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

Cognizable  

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

450 IPC

 

House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment for life

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

451 IPC

 

House-trespass in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

 

 

If the offence is theft

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

452 IPC

 

House-trespass, having made preparation for causing hurt, assault, etc

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

453 IPC

 

Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking

 

Imprisonment for 2 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

454 IPC

 

Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

   

If the offence be theft

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

455 IPC

 

Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation made for causing hurt, assault, etc

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

456 IPC

 

Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

457 IPC

 

Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment

 

Imprisonment for 5 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

 

 

If the offence is theft

 

Imprisonment for 14 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

458 IPC

 

Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night, after preparation made for causing hurt, etc

 

Imprisonment for 14 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

459 IPC

 

Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house breaking

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

460 IPC

 

Death or grievous hurt caused by one of several persons jointly concerned in house-breaking by night, etc

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

461 IPC

 

Dishonestly breaking open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

462 IPC

 

Being entrusted with any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain any property, and fraudulently opening the same

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

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