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SECTION 5 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Certain laws not to be affected by this Act


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Nothing in this Act shall affect the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen in the service of the Government of India or the provision of any special or local law.


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Section 5 IPC Section 5 IPC states specifically that this Act does not affect any provisions of any Act punishing or desertion of officers or soldiers or sailors or airmen serving in the Government of India, or any provisions of local or special laws.





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