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SECTION 12 IPC - Indian Penal Code - "Public"


Last Updated: 01 Mar, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 12

Description of IPC Section 12

According to section 12 of Indian penal code, The word ?public? includes any class of the public or any community.

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Sexual harassment of a child is punishable by imprisonment in either form for up to three years, and a fine.




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Section 12 prohibits the state from causing physical or mental suffering by degrading or dehumanizing punishment or treatment. 29 Jun 2023


What is Section 12 of CrPC?

Section 12 of 1996 Constitution, amended in 2012, contains the following provisions. 1) Everyone has a right to freedom and safety of person. This includes the rights - (c), to be free of all forms of violence, whether from public or private sources, (d), not to be subjected to torture in any form;