Indian Penal Code 1860 Section 1 or IPC Section 1 or IPC 1 Title and extent of operation of the Code This Act shall be called the Indian Penal Code, and shall extend to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
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IPC Indian Penal Code 1860
The Indian Penal Code IPC is the official criminal code of India. It is a comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of criminal law. The code was drafted in 1860 on the recommendations of first law commission of India established in 1834 under the Charter Act of 1833 under the Chairmanship of Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay. It came into force in British India during the early British Raj period in 1862. However, it did not apply automatically in the Princely states, which had their own courts and legal systems until the 1940s. The Code has since been amended several times and is now supplemented by other criminal provisions.