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if with prepaxftdon to cause hurt or restraint, J^o* • • 458



MAOHINBBY

negligent oondoct as to, im possession or charge of offender

MAGISTBATE. See Judge.

includedintheteriii" Judge," when • • •

MAN

, denotes male of any age • • • •

MABK

' making or counterfeiting^, in any material used for anthen'

ticatmg a will or valuable security, &c. -
' making, &c., in any material used for antheniacating a docu
ment other than a will or Taluacble security, Ao.
counterfeiting^ ordinarily used by a public servant to denote
the manufacture, Ao., of property • . •

MARRIAGE - " ' . /

abducting or kidnapping a woman in order to compel •

forging register of . - -

inducing cohabitation by falsely making it to be believed that

a lawful marriage has taken plitce ' • * • •

again during the life-time of a husband or wife
if with concealment of the former marriage
ceremonies gone through fraudulently • •

MARBIJID WOMAN

enticing or taking away, or concealing with intebt, &o.

MEASlfBE. SeeWefght. *

false, using a - - ' . * "

beiilta^ in possession of, with knowledge and intent, Ac. -
makmg or selling with knowledge and intent •

MEDICINES. See Drugs.

MEMBER OF-COTJNOIL

assatilton •• •" •• - - • -

attempt to overawe - •

MERCHANT ^ ^

as to crimiuol breach of trust by
MISAPPROPRIATION " ,

of moveable property • ...

of property of a deceased person - •

MISCARRIAGE

causing • • • - • • 812

causing, by woman herself • •

punishment for caasing, in ordinary cases

if done without womair s consent • • •

causing death in attempt to procure

doing any act to prevent a cnild being bom alive

causing death of quick unborn child

MISCHIEF

definition of the offence - . - -

punishment for, when simple - -

,, when damage done amounts to Drs. 25

by killing, maiming, Ac, an animal worth Drs. 5
by killing, maiming, &c., an elephant, camel, horse, mule

buffalo, bull, cow, or ox
any other animal worth more than Drs. 25 • •



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476
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366
466

493

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TSmiEX TO PINJLL OODE. [IV. OF 1871.] 207

Section

MISCHIBF— (Coiitinued).

bj diyertiQg>8iippl7> of water, &c.« - • - • 430

by iignring pubbc work, bridge, nayigable riTers, Ac. - - 431

by canting inujidation or obstracttng draiiiage - • - 432

by destroying or removing, Ac, light-boose, sea-mark - - 433

by destroying, Ac, land-mark fixed b^ public servant • - 434

by nsing fire or exploeiye substance with intent - • 435

withintenttodestroy aboase, Ac. .... 436

committed 6n a dedked vessel or vessel of 20 tons burden • 437

if by fire or explosive substance .... 438

running Yessel ashore to commit tbeft of property - - 439

committed with preparation for causing death or grievous hurt - 440

or hurt or Wrongful restralht • - • . „

or f^u* of death, hurt of restraint • • - . - „

with respect to a will - • - • - 477

or Talnable security - - - - - - „

to constitute, mustlM intentional ... - 425

malicious inteht to cause damage not requijred - • . „

MISTAXE OF FACT. See General Exceptions.

when act done by reason of, no offence - • - 76, 79

right of prirate defence against act of one acting under - • 98

HOBALS

offences against public - • • • • 268

MONTH

meaning of the word, and how calculated • • • • 49

MOVEABLE PBOPBBTY

what the term means aad includes - • • • 22

MULE

killiiig, poisoning, Inaiming, or rendering useless a, Ac. - 429

MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONEB

is a " public servaht," as also their officers • • • 21

MUBDEE. See Culpable Homicide.

what amounts to the crime of • - • - 299, 300

by homicide of person whose death was not intended • • 301

puntshmont for - - -•• 302

if committed by a life convict . • • • 303

punishment for attempt to .-•«•• 307

accompanied by gang-robbery, punishment for • - 396
causing bodily injury which prisoner knew to have been likely

to cause death, is -. - •. 300

what necessary to constitute offence of attempt to • - 307

MUTINY

abetting the commission of . • • . • 131

where me mutiny is committed in consequence • - 132

• abetting assault on superior officer - - • • 133

if assault is committed in consequence . • . 134

abetting desertion - -•••• 135

harbouring deserter - - • - - 136

in a merchant vessel - - -. 137
abetting act of insubordination - • • -138

circulating rumours, Ac, with intent to excite • - . 505

NAVIGABLE, _ .

rivQT, or chai^el, destroying or injuring . • • 431

NAVIGATION

of a vessel, rash or negligent, showing want of regard for

hpman life,. Ac. - - . • - - • - 280

carrying passengers in unsafe vessel • • - 282

obstructing public line of - - - • • - 283

injuring, l§r miscWef •.""'" * • ^^1

endlkngering; by removing lights, buoys, Ac. « • • 433
exhibiting Jfalse lights, buoys, Ac. - • • •281



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*08 [IV. OF 1871.] INDEX TO PSNAL CWW.

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NATT

offenoM reladng to* - • • • • - ISl, 140

KEGIJGSNCE

OMsing dflftth bj • . • • • 90iA

2?UISAHCE

pabljc, whfti u»* • • • • - • S68

negligteni ftct likelj to fpread infacdon • • • 269

miJignMit met likely to gpread infectkm - • • • 270

ditobeyiojg qnftrmntiiie law . • . • 271

adalteimtum of food or drink for lale - • • . 272

Mle of lundoai food or drink • . • . 273

adulteration of drugs - •••• 274

■»!• of adulterated ^ngi-, . • • . 275

sale of one drag as being another drag .... 276

foaling water of pablic spring or resenroir - • - 277

making atmosj^re iigorioos to health • • - - 278

rash dnving or riding ..... 279

naTigation of vessel ...••• 280

exhibiting false light, ko. - • • - 281

convejing person for hire in ressel oTerloaded or nnsafe - 282

obstracting-pablie way or naTigation ... 283

negligence with req>ect to poisonons substanoe - • • 284

^, ,« . fire or combastiUe matter • 285

„ M ezplosiye sabstanoe - - • 286

,» 9» machinery • • • 287

ft ',f ' palling down or repairing baildings- 288

»• ,9 an animal ... 289

ponishment fer any, net speoially provided for • • - 290
continnanoe of, after injanction to discontinae - 2$1, 292^ 293

obsoene books, soags, &c - - • • - • 29i



OATH

what the word denotes and inclades • - •SI

refosing to take an- • • - • - - 178

maldng false statements on, to pablic servant - - 181

OBSCENE BOOKS. Ac. -

importing, 'printiro, selling, &c., obscene books, Ao. • • 292

possessing obscene Dooks, £o., for the parpose of sale, &c. • 293

singing obscene songs, Ao. ..... 294

OBSTRtJCTnTG

public servant in discharge of his datv - - 186, 224^ 225

the taking of property by anthority of pablic servant - • 183

the 'Bale of property • - . . - ISi

the apprehension of one's self - • • • . 224

of another • - - . • • - , 225

a pablic way ... - . • - . 283, 431

OCCUPIER \ ' . '

of land not giving police notice of riot, Ac. . • - - 154

of land for whose benefit a riot is committed, liability of - 455

his agents,^liability of, in snch cases ... 150

OFFENCE. See General Exceptions.

meaning of the word - -• - - - 40

what acts or bmissions^do not constitato an - • .76

nnnataral . - -..-. 377

OFFENDERS

Javenile, whjpping - - • ' - . 72C

OMISSION . , ' ,

what the wocd denotes •••••■ 33

illegal, when incloded in the word ''act" - -. - 32

offence caosed partly by omission and partly by act • • 36



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OBDEB

words, deq;:eo or, what to inolude. See Ordinance XIII. of

1872, 8. 7.
disobedience of an^^of publio servant .... 188

ORDINANCE -

Marine Courts of Bnqniry (Ordinance XXVI. of 1870) - - 19

OWNEB - . . .

of land not Spring police notice of riot, &c, ... 154

of land for wbose benefit a riot is committed, his liability • 155

his agents, liability of, in snoh cases • . • 156

OX

killing, poisoning, maiming, ^r rendering useless an • • 429



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PBACE

breach of, the provoking to oommit . • • . 504

PENAli CODB

takes effect from what date • • • • .1

in what place operative -•••.. 2

as to what persons - • - - -2, 3, 4

what laws it does not repeal - . . . • 5

penal servitude, punishment of, under the Code - • 53

PEBJTJBY. SeeJTalse Evidence.

as to punishment for ...••- 193

PEBSON

meaning ofword "."-".'• - . 11

every person liable for offence committed within the colon^r - 2
every person who is liable to be tried for : n offence committed

beyond the colony, is snbiect to the Penal Code . • 8

ii^juries affecting thor may be committed by what means - 349

PEBSONATING. See Cheating.

a soldier - -• • • • • - 140

any public servant . - . • - • 170, 171

another for the purpose of a suit • • • • • 205

a juror or assessor . - • • . • 229

PLATE

making or counterfeiting a, for the purpose of forging will or

valuable security, Ac, ... . . 472

POISON

negligence with respect to • - • • • 284

causing hurt by means of • • • • . 328

POSSESSION

what constitutes «..••• -27

power-of-attomey included under term '* document " • • 29

PBEVIOUS CONVICTION

effect of, in increasing punishment «- • • - 75

PBINTING

or engraving defamatory matter . • . . . 501

PBIOB CONVICTION

offender when liable to enhanced punishment • - 75

PBI VATE DEFENCE. See-Bight of private defence.

the right of - - - - . . 9(j^ 106

culpable homicide committed in excessive exercise of right of,

when not murder . • - . . 30;)

PBOPEBTY-MABK

what is a'-" - - - . - 470

using a false property-mark, what constitutes • - 481

using a false property-mark with intent, Ac. « • • 482

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PEOPERTY-MAEK— (Continued).

counterfeiting, Ac, ordinarily used by another - - - 488

need by pablic servant, &c. - * - . - 484

possessing die, plate, &c., for counterfeiting . • . 4i85

a false, possessing with intent to nse it • • ' • „

selling goods with false, knowing, &c. • • • « 486

making false mark on goods • • • • . 4B7

on any recepta<?le for goods - - • - - „

punishment for making use of such false mark • n 488

destroying, &c,, a, with intent to injure any person - - 489

PBOPERTY. See Theft.

theft of moveable • •. • • • - . 378

punishment for theft of - • • • • - 879

PBOiTITUTION. See Forced Labour.

selling and buying minor for purpose of - - • 872, 378

abduction of a woman in order to force her to a life of - . . 806

importing woman hj fraud for purpose of - • - 878 A.

importing woman with intent to sell for purpose of - - „

selling and buying woman for purpose of - • • „

PEOVOOATION

when culpable homicide committed under, is not murder - 300

causing hurt on •-•-•- « 834

grievous hurt on- - - • - - - 835

using criminal force on • - - - • - 852, 858

PUBLIC

what the word includes - -••- 12

PUBLIC HEALTH. See Nuisance. .

PUBLIC JUSTICE

offences against • • - • - • - 191, 222

PUBLIC SEBVANT

who are included in this term • - - - - 21

abettinj^ an offence " - ™ - - - - - 116
concealing Jk desigh to commit an offence which it is his duty to

prevent -' -• - - - • - - 119
voluntarily allowing prisoner of state or war to escape from

custody - 128

negligently allowing prisoner of state or war to escape - - 129

assault on, while suppressing riots, &c. - - - 152

taking a gratification improperly - - - • - 161

abetting the taking of bribes or gjatifioation - - 162, 163, 164

obtaining valuable thing for inadequate consideration - - 165

disobeying direction of law, with a view to injure any one - 166

framing incorrect document - . - - - 167

unlawfully engaging in trade - - - - - 368

buying or bidding for property ... - - 169

personating a -^ ^;- -, - - - 170

wearing garb or token of - - - • - 171

contempt of the lawful authority of - - - - 172, 190

omitting to give notice of an ofience committed • - 202

respecting an offence committed -..•*. 203

framing incorrect record or writing • • - - 218

to save property from forfeiture - • - - - .,

making omer, &c., contrary to law - . - - 219

keeping person in confinement contrary to law • • . 220

omitting to apprehend, ^.c, person accused, &o. • - 221
suffering accused to escape ...•-„

omitting to apprehend, &c., person sentenced - - - 222

voluntarily suffering escape - - • - - „

negligentljr suffering escape of person in confinement - • 223

insulting or interrupting a, during a judicial proceeding • 228



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PUBLIC SEEVANT— (Continued).

XmbKo seiTftnt committing culpable homicide by exceeding his

powers - -••.
causing hurt to, to deter him from doing his dutj- - , -

grievous hurt with the like object ....

using criminal force towards, &c. - p • • .

destroyini^, &o., land-mark fixed by authority of
counterfeitibg a pi^perty-mark ufied by a • •

making false marks upon goods to deceive • • .

making use o^ such a false mark ^ - - • -

PUNISHMENT. See Death. Whipping, Ac.

to what kinds of, offenders are liable • • >• •

limit of, for offence which is made up of several offences
where person ^ilty of one of several offences (the judgment
stgkting thai it is dou]>tftil of which) • ^ . .

in case of previous convic^on - -

of abettor, wl^en onenoQ is committed thf augh abetment
forfeiture is a , • r - -. •



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353
434
484
487
488

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75

109
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QUAEANTTNB '

destroying rule of ,• •, • • • • • 271

** QUEEN" . • . . .

meaning of the word •.«....».. •• « 13

QUESTION

refusing to answer •a, put by public servant, when an offenoo .^ r 179



BAPE -

what amounts to* - -*- • • •

punishment for - • • • ..

BASH ACT

causing death' by -^ * ^« - ' •

BBASON TO BELIEVE

what is the meaning of the term^ • •

BBOBIVING. See Stolen Property.

property taken in waging war with, or making depredation, on
ally of Government ...

BECBIVING STOLESr PBOPEBTY

what is ** stolen property '» - - - • •

how punishable -^ • " - - • • •

stolen in gang-robbery - • ' • • «

habitual, or dealing in it •••.••
assisting in^concesTing or disposing of stolen property -

BBCOBD ' . * .

public servant framing incorrect* to securo offender ; •
forging a, of Court of Justice - - • . .

BEGISTEB

forging a, of birth, baptism, marriage, or burial

BBLIGION

offences relating tq ....-•

BELEASE

fraudulent, of any demand or clajm - ...

BEPUTATION

forging docjunent Cor purQOse of harming another's •
threat to i^jui^e, of decked person - ^ •

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INDEX TO PENAL CODE.



Section
RESCUE

of prisoner of state or war • • • • • 130

of any person frem lawful custody for offence - - 216

BESERYOIK

defiling or cormptihg water of - - - - - 277

for agricnltnral purposed, of committing mischief by destroying 480

RETENTION. WBONGPUL 23

RETURNED (X)NVIOT^

punishment of, for escape • • • • 226

BZDING

rash' or negligent, showing want of due regard for human life,

Ac. 279

RIOT

what oonstitntes the offence of • • • • 146

punishment for -' - - • • • • 147

when armed with deadly weapons - - • . 148

each person in a riot gmlty of offence c6mmitted by any other - 149

assaulting, &o., public officer suppressing riot • • • 152

proTokinga - ... - 153

not giving the police notice of .... - 154

person on whose behalf it takes place, his liability • • 155

liability of agent or manager ..... 156

hiring i)efson to take part In •" * • . • 150

being hired ••.•.•• 158

harbouring*fluoh persons • •• « - . . • 157

RIGHT OF PRIVATE DEFENCE

section on ••-••••. 96

as to act done in exercise of - • - - 97

against act of ^rson of unsound mind - - « . 98

act against which there is no • - ' • . 99

as to the extent of- • - • • • . „

as to causing death in exercise of - - • • 100

as to causing other harm in exercise o£ • • • - 101

commencement and continuance of • • . 102

when, of property extends to causing death • • . 108

when right commences • - • • - 104

risk to innocent person ••*•... 106

BIVBR,

navigable, injuring • ' • • • • 431

ROAD. See River.

BOBBERY. See Gang-robbery.

what constitutes the offence of • • • • . 390

punishment for simple « • • - - 392

attempt to commit -« • • • . - 393

okuBing hurt wliile attempting to commit • • . 394

pun^hment for ffang-robbery - • - • - 395

. gang-robfiery with murder « • • . 396

with use of deadly weapons, &o. • • • • . 397

if armed with deadly weapons • • • • 39S

belonging to, or being associated for • • - • 401



SAFETY

act showing want of regard for personal
causing grievous hurt by Buch an act

SALE

illegal bid for property at a

SEA-MARK

destfojing or removing, Ac.
exhibiting false, &c. " *



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338

185

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SEAL

making or coimtevfeitiiig- a, with intent to forge ^ will or

yalnable Beonrity ...••• 472

to commit siy other kind of forgeiy • • . 473

poBsesBing a ooonterfeit seal with intent to forge» &o. • • i >

to commit uij other kind of forgeiy ^ - • . ,,

SECTION

what the wo^rd denqtea •••.'•- 50

SECOND CONVICTION. "See CoriViction. •

SEDUCTION

alxlocting or kidnapping a woman with a Tiew to • - 366

concealing persona 80 abducted ..... 368

SELF-DEFENCE.' See Bight of prirate defence.

in ca^es of y what the law respects -^ .... 95

the right of « for what granted ..... 99

to jostify the right what is essential to prove - • - »>

who has the right of* • - » • -• ,,

what amonnt of force may be employed . • • - ,,

resistance how far ayailable ••••-• 100

who is entitled to defend his possession - • • • 105

how long the right oontinnes -. • « • - • «,

SEBVANJ ' . ' . ^

possession of« is possession pf the master, when - • - 27

theft t>7> of ma8ter*s propeiiy . • • . • 881

crimiiial breach of trnstbj^ .... . 403

SEEVICB

breach of contract of, daring Toyage or journey ... 490
to attend on,u&o., hapless persons • - • • . 491'

in writing, to serve at a distant place to which servant is or is
to he conveygd at master's expense . ^ • . • 492

SEEVICB (OF PEOCBSS)

absconding ijjf, order J^ avoi^ service of summons or order • 172~

preventing sorjice of sajnmons or order . . . • 173

SHOOTING

with Intent to kill . . . . . -807

causing hurt'by "-■"- • - • •• 324

grievous hurt - .-.•• 326

SLAVE - - - *

impoftinff, btiying. Or selling . • . - . 870

doing so habittlaUy •-••.. 871

SODOMY. See Unnatural Offences 377

SOLDIER

persons not being» ^o wear dress of, how punished • • 140

SOLITAEY CONFINEMENT.

time and manner of inflicting punishment of • - - 73, 74

SOLEMN Al'FIRMATION

substituted by law fpr an o«th, is included in the term " oath " 51

SOVEREIGN

of the United Kingdom, denoted in the Code by the word
"Queen" 13

SPECLiL LAW

meaning of the term *••• .- • • • 41

STABBING

causimg hurt by*»- « -.- • • 824

t» • grievous hurt by - •• «- -• - - 826



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STATE

offence agiinffc the « • * » ^ • v: • 121« 130

STATE f RISONEB

public servant volnntarilj aUowing, to eseape • • , • 128

negligently aoing so • • • • • • 129

fticung escape of^ or harbouring bim • • • • 130

STOLEN PBOPEBTY. See Beceiring.

definition of Cerm • - - • - A ' • -m • 410

dishonestly receiTing • • • » •411,412
habitually dealing in .•••.. 418

assisting in couching or disposing of • • • 414

SUIOIDE

abetment of, of child, lunatic, or person intoxicated • • 305

abetment of • • •■ • • « 306

attempt to oonuuit^ • • • » '^i. • ^09



TAKING. See Abduoti6n.

THEFT

definition of the offence • • • • ^ 378

punishment for, in ordinary cases • • • • 379

in building, tent or ressel • • • • 380

by clerk or senrant ' - • • ' • • • 381

affcer preparation for causing death • • •382

when it amounts to robbery • • • • • 890

belonging to a gang of persons associated for habitual • 401

THBEATS

of ixgury to public servant • • • • • • 189

to redtrain any person fh)m applying to public servant for

protection • • • - • • 190

TOBTUBE

in order to extort property • • • • • 827, 329

to extort confession . • • • • 830, 331

TBADE . . ,

publiq servant unljbirfuUy engaging in • • • • 168

TBADE-MABK- .

what is a- - • • • • 478

** using a folse tr^de-mark," what constitutes • • • 480

** using a £a]^ trade-mark !' with intent to deceive • • 482

counterfeiting a, ordinarily used bv another • . • 483

counterfeiting mftrk xxaei by public servant to denote the

manufacture, &c., of property - • -> • 484

poBsessing die, plate, &c., f^ counterfeiting • • • 485

selling goods with false, knowing, &o, • • » 486

making false mark on any goods • • • - • 487

making use of such false mark . • • • 488

TBESFASS. See .Criminal trespass. House trespass. Mischief.

definition of • • • • - «>*441



UNBOBN CHILD. See Murder.

causing death of c •. • . • • • 316

UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY

whatxcnstitutes an** • * '^ • • » • .141

being meni)er of • "• • •- • ^- •., 142



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UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY— (Continued).

paniflhmentufor - « -« .- ^ • • • 143

joining an - •„..• • • • , 144

every member oi, guilty • - « • - 149

UNNATURAL OFFENCES

• their punishment - • • • • • • 377



VALUABLE SECUBITY
what the term denotes



procnring the making, alteration or destmotion of, by cheating 420

forging a - • - • •- - 467

maMn^ or counterfeiting seal or plate for purpose of forging a - 472

possessing a f orsed -• - •-. 474

counterfeiting, Xc.; a device usedH^or autiienticating a • • 4ffS

destroying, Ac, or secreting a - • • • - 477

VESSEL

what the word denotes •••••• 48

rash or negligent navigation of a - • • - - 280

overloading a, canying passengers for hire • • • 282

theft in a • • « «.• .. 380

committingnrischief in a decked vessel of 20 tons • • 437

if by using fire or explosive substance - • • • 488

running a, ashore, to commit thefb • • • - 489

VOLUNTABILY

meaning of 'the word •-•*•-• • •• 89



WAGING WAB

agamst thel^ueen •'•••••• 121

]ireparation for • " • • • • • - 122

concealment of design of • • • - - • - 123

against Asiatic powers in alliance, Ac, with the Queen • - 125

committing depredation on povrer in alliance with Government 126

receiving property taken in such waging war or depredation - 127

, WAB, Articles of

persons subject to, are not punishable for military offences
under the Penal Cod6, when • •^ • • • 139

WABEHOUSE KEEPEB

breach of trust by - -* • • •• 127

WATEB , "

corrupting or defiling public spring or reservoir • . • - 277

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using false • • •*.' - • .. 264, 265



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