INDIAN KANOON SECTION 222 CrPC - Code of Criminal Procedure - When offence proved included in offence charged

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    1. When a person is charged with an offence consisting of several particulars, a combination of some only of which constitutes a complete minor offence, and such combination is proved, but the remaining particulars are not proved, he may be convicted of the minor offence, though he was not charged with it.
    2. When a person is charged with an offence and facts are proved which reduce it to a minor offence, he may he convicted of the minor offence, although he is not charged with it.
    3. When a person is charged with an offence, he may be convicted of an attempt to commit such offence although the attempt is not separately charged.
    4. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to authorise a conviction of any minor offence where the conditions requisite for the initiation of proceedings in respect of that minor offence have not been satisfied.

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