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SECTION 126 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Committing depredation on territories of Power at peace with the Government of India


Last Updated: 01 Jul, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 126 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 126 related FAQs
Whoever commits depredation, or makes preparations to commit depredation, on the territories of any Power in alliance or at peace with the Government of India, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine and to forfeiture of any property used or intended to be used in committing such depredation, or acquired by such depredation.



IPC 126 in Simple Words

If someone commits or prepares to commit any harmful act on the territories of a country allied or at peace with India, they can be punished with imprisonment of up to seven years, fined, and any property used or gained in the act can be forfeited.


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Offence : Committing depredation On the territories of any power in alliance or at peace with the Government of India


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine + forfeiture of property


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session






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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the 126 section of IPC?

Anyone who commits or prepares to commit depredation on the territory of any Power at peace or in alliance with the Government of India shall be punished by imprisonment of either kind for a period that may extend up to seven years. They will also be subject to a fine and forfeiture of all property.


What is Section 126 of the Act?

The Indian Evidence Act of 1872, Section 126, states that no lawyer, attorney, vakil, or pleader shall be allowed to reveal communications made by their client or advice they gave in the course or his employment, except for an illegal purpose, or if it shows a crime, fraud, or a criminal act after the commencement of...


What is the penal code 126?

Perjury, and the Subornation of perjury. Section 126. Section 126. (Amended by Statute.


What is the Section 128?

If a public official has custody of a prisoner, either a prisoner of state or a prisoner of war and allows that prisoner to escape, they will be punished by imprisonment for life or for any other term up to 10 years.