Offences compounded with the permission of the court are defined under Section 320 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these sections are:
Section 320 of CRPC "Offences compounded with the permission of the Court"
Compounding of offences
1. The offences punishable under the sections of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) specified in the first two columns of the Table next following may be compounded by the persons mentioned in the third column of that Table:
|Section of IPC||Type of Offence||Person by whom offence may be compounded|
|298 IPC||Uttering words, etc., with deliberate Intent to wound the religious feelings of any person.||The person whose religious feelings are intended to be wounded.|
|323 IPC||Causing hurt.||The person to whom the hurt is caused.|
Voluntarily causing hurt on provocation.
The person to whom the hurt is caused.
|335||Voluntarily causing grievous hurt on grave and sudden provocation||The person to whom the hurt is caused|
|341, 342, 343, 344, 346 IPC||Wrongfully restraining or confining any person.||The person restrained or confined.|
|352, 355, 358 IPC||Assault or use of criminal force.||The person assaulted or to whom criminal force is used.|
|379||Theft||he owner of the property stolen|
|403||Dishonest misappropriation of property||The owner of the property|
|407||Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc.||The owner of the property in respect wharfinger, etc. of which the breach of trust has been committed.|
|411||Dishonestly receiving stolen property||The owner of the property stolen.|
|414||Assisting in concealment of stolen property||The owner of the property stolen. property knowing it to be stolen|
|417||Cheating||The person cheated|
|419||Cheating by personation||The person cheated|
|421||Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditors||The person cheated|
|422||Dishonestly or fraudulently preventing debt being available for creditors||The person cheated|
|423||Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of consideration.||The person cheated|
|424||Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property||The person cheated|
|426, 427 IPC||Mischief, when the only loss or damage caused is loss or damage to a private person.||The person to whom the loss or damage is caused.|
|428||Mischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten rupees||The owner of the animal|
|429||Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty rupees||The owner of the cattle or animal|
|430||Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water||The person to whom the loss or irrigation by wrongfully diverting damage is caused|
|447 IPC||Criminal trespass.||The person in possession of the property trespassed upon.|
|448 IPC||House trespass.||The person in possession of the property trespassed upon.|
|451||House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment||The person in possession of the offence (other than theft) punishable house trespassed upon|
|482||Punishment for using a false property mark||The person to whom loss or injury is mark. caused by such use.|
|483||Counterfeiting a property mark used by another||The person to whom loss or injury is mark. caused by such use.|
Knowingly selling, or exposing or possessing for sale or for
manufacturing purpose, goods marked with a counterfeit property
|The person to whom loss or injury is mark. caused by such use.|
|491 IPC||Criminal breach of contract of service.||The person with whom the offender has contracted.|
|497||Adultery||The husband of the woman|
|498||Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent a married||The husband of the woman and the woman|
|500 IPC||Defamation against the President or the Vice-President or the Governor of a State or the Administrator of a Union territory or a Minister in respect of his public functions when instituted upon] a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor.||The person defamed.|
|501||Printing or engraving matter, knowing it to be defamatory||The person defamed.|
Sale of printed or engraved
substance containing defamatory
matter, knowing it to contain such
|The person defamed.|
|504||Insult intended to provoke a breach of the peace||The Person insulted|
|506||Criminal intimidation.||The Person intimidated|
|508||Inducing person to believe himself an object of divine displeasure.||The Person induced|
|509 IPC||Uttering Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman||The woman whom it was intended to gestures or exhibiting any object insult or whose privacy was intruded intending to insult the modesty of a upon. woman or intruding upon the privacy|
2. The offences punishable under the sections of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) specified in the first two columns of the table next following may, with the permission of the Court before which any prosecution for such offence is pending, be compounded by the persons mentioned in the third column of that table:
|Section of IPC||Type of Offence||Person by whom offence may be compounded|
|312 IPC||Causing miscarriage||The woman to whom miscarriage is caused.|
|325||Voluntarily causing grievous hurt||The person to whom hurt is caused.|
|337||Causing hurt by doing an act so rashly and negligently as to endanger human life or the personal safety of others.||The person to whom hurt is caused.|
|338||Causing grievous hurt by doing an act so rashly and negligently as to endanger human life or the personal safety of others.||The person to whom hurt is caused.|
|357||Assault or criminal force in attempting wrongfully to confine a person.||The person assaulted or to whom the force was used.|
|381||Theft, by clerk or servant of property in possession of master.||The owner of the property stolen|
|406||Criminal breach of trust||The owner of property in respect of which breach of trust has been committed.|
|408||Criminal breach of trust by a clerk or servant.||The owner of the property in respect of which the breach of trust has been committed.|
|418||Cheating a person whose interest the offender was bound, either by law or by legal contract, to protect||The person cheated.|
|420||Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property or the making, alteration or destruction of a valuable security.||The person cheated.|
|494||Marrying again during the life-time of a husband or wife||The husband or wife of the person so marrying.|
3. When an offence is compoundable under this section,
the abetment of such offence or an attempt to commit such
offence (when such attempt is itself an offence) or where
the accused is liable under section 34 or 149 of the Indian
Penal Code, may be compounded in like manner.
1. When the person who would otherwise be competent to compound an offence under this section is under the age of eighteen years or is an idiot or a lunatic, any person competent to contract on his behalf, may, with the permission of the Court compound such offence.
2. When the person who would otherwise be competent to
compound an offence under this section is dead, the legal
representative, as defined in the Code of Civil Procedure,
1908 (5 of 1908) of such person may, with the consent of the
Court compound such offence.
5. When the accused has been committed for trial or when he has been convicted and an appeal is pending no composition for the offence shall be allowed without the leave of the Court to which he is committed, or, as the case may be, before which the appeal is to be heard.
6. A High Court or Court of Session acting in the exercise of its powers of revision under section 401 may allow any person to compound any offence which such person is competent to compound under this section.
7. No offence shall be compounded if the accused is, by reason of a previous conviction, liable either to enhanced punishment or to a punishment of a different kind for such offence.
8. The composition of an offence under this section shall have the effect of an acquittal of the accused with whom the offence has been compounded.
9. No offence shall be compounded except as provided by this section.
GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO INQUIRIES AND TRIALS
Section 320 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What are the compoundable offences under CRPC 320, which are compoundable with out the permission of the court? Offences under Section 298, 323, 334, 341, 342, 352, 355, 358, 426, 427, 447, 448, 491, 497, 498, 500, 501, 502, 504, 506, 508 of Indian Penal Code
Offences punishable under the sections of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) specified in the first two columns of the table next following may, with the permission of the Court before which any prosecution for such offence is pending, be compounded by the persons mentioned in the third column of that Table. Section 320 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
What is the Procedure in cases which Magistrate cannot dispose of? What is the Procedure when, after commencement of inquiry or trial, Magistrate finds case should be committed? Section 322 and 323 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
How is the Trial of persons previously convicted of offences against coinage, stamp-law or property? What is the Procedure when Magistrate cannot pass sentence sufficiently severe? Section 324 and 325 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973