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Q&A - November 2020 - Issue 02

Q&A - November 2020 - Issue 02

Q1. What is meant by giving false evidence?  If any person legally bound by an oath or by law makes any statement which is false and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true is said to giving false evidence.  A statement may be made verbally or otherwise.  A false statement to the belief of the attesting person is false if any person may be guilty of giving false evidence by stating which he does not believe as well as by stating that he knows a thing which he does not know. (Sec.191)  Whoever gives false evidence in any judicial proceedings shall be punished with imprisonment which may extend to seven years and also with a fine.  Whoever gives false evidence in any other case shall be punished with imprisonment which may extend to three years and also with fine. (Sec.193)

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Q&A - November 2020 - Issue 01

Q&A - November 2020 - Issue 01

Q1. What are the offences against the state and the punishments under this Act? Whoever wages war against the Government of India or attempts to wage war shall be punished with death or imprisonment for life and shall also be liable fine. (Sec.121) Whoever within or without India conspired to commit any offence under Sec.121 or conspires to overawe by means of criminal force shall be punished with imprisonment which may extend to ten years and shall also be liable to fine. (Sec.121A) Whoever collects men, arms and ammunition or prepares wage war against the Government of India shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding ten years and shall also be liable to fine. (Sec.122) Whoever conceals the existence of design of wage war against the Government of India shall be punished with imprisonment which may extend to ten years and shall also be liable to fine. (Sec.123)

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Q&A - October 2020 - Issue 04

Q&A - October 2020 - Issue 04

The Indian Penal Code, 1860 - Introduction Q1. What is the applicability of this code? Every person shall be liable to punishment under this Code and not otherwise for every act or omission to the provision of which he shall be guilty within India. (Sec.2). Any person liable under any Indian Law shall be tried in India for an offence committed beyond India in such a manner, if such offence in committed in India. (Sec.3). The code shall apply to any offence committed by any citizen of India in any place without and beyond India, any person on any ship or aircraft registered in India wherever it may be and any person in any place without and beyond India Committing offence targeting a computer resource located in India. (Sec.4). This Act shall not affect the Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen in the service of the Government of India or local law. (Sec.5)

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Q&A - October 2020 - Issue 03

Q&A - October 2020 - Issue 03

THE SPECIAL MARRIAGE ACT, 1954 Q1. How did the Special Marriage Act, 1954 amended? The Special Marriage Act, 1954 is enacted to provide validity for the special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries. The Special Marriage Act 1954 has replaced the old Act, 1872. This act consists of 52 sections, 8 Chapters and 5 Schedules.

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