SECTION 51 IPC - Indian Penal Code - ''Oath''

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 51

According to section 51 of Indian penal code, The word “oath” includes a solemn affirmation substituted by law for an oath, and any declaration required or authorized by law to be made before a public servant or to be used for the purpose of proof, whether in a Court of Justice or not.

IPC 51 in Simple Words

The term ""oath"" in the Indian Penal Code includes solemn affirmations, declarations, or statements made before a public servant or for the purpose of proof.

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