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Chapter IPreliminary
1Short title and commencement
1.     This Act may be called the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013. 2.     It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 3rd day of February, 2013....
Chapter IIAmendment in of section 100
2In the Indian Penal Code (hereafter in this Chapter referred to as the Penal Code)
"Seventh/y,- An act of throwing or administering acid or an attempt to throw or administer acid which may reasonably cause the apprehension that grievous hurt...
3After section 166 of the Penal Code, the following sections shall be inserted, namely
a.     knowingly disobeys any direction of the law which prohibits him from requiring the attendance at any place of any person for the purpose of investigati...
4Amendment of section 228A
In section 228A of the Penal Code, in sub-section (1), for the words, figures and letters "offence under section 376, section 376A, section 376B, section 376...
5After section 326 of the Penal Code, the following sections shall be inserted, namely
'326A. Whoever causes permanent or partial damage or deformity to, or bums or maims or disfigures or disables, any part or parts of the body of a person or ca...
6Amendment of section 354
In section 354 of the Penal Code, for the words "shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with ...
7After section 354 of the Penal Code, the following sections shall be inserted, namely
7. '354 A. 1.     A man committing any of the following acts—              i.        physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit sexual o...
8For section 370 of the Penal Code, the following sections shall be substituted, namely
'370. 1.     Whoever, for the purpose of exploitation, (a) recruits, (b) transports, (c) harbours, (d) transfers, or (e) receives, a person or persons, by—Fi...
9For sections 375,376,376A, 376B, 376Cand 376D of the Penal Code, the following sections shall be substituted, namely
'375. A man is said to commit "rape" if he-—a.     penetrates his penis, to any extent, into the vagina, mouth, urethra or anus of a woman or makes her to do...
10Amendment of section 509
10. In section 509 of the Penal Code, for the words "shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with...
Chapter IIIAmendment of section 26
11Amendment of section 26
In the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (hereafter in this Chapter referred to as the Code of Criminal Procedure), in section 26, in the proviso to clause (a...
12In section 54 A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the following provisos shall be inserted, namely
:—"Provided that, if the person identifying the person arrested is mentally or physically disabled, such process of identification shall lake place under the ...
13In section 154 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, in sub-section (I), the following provisos shall be inserted, namely
:—"Provided that if the information is given by the woman against whom an offence under section 326A, section 3268, section 354, section 354A, section 3548, s...
14Amendment of section 160
In section 160 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, in sub-section (I), in the proviso, for the words "under the age of fifteen years or woman", the words "unde...
15In section 161 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, in sub-section (3), after the proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely
:—"Provided further that the statement of a woman against whom an offence under section 354, section 354A, section 3548, section 354C, section 3540, section 3...
16In section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, after sub-section (5), the following sub-section shall be inserted, namely
:—"(5A) (a) In cases punishable under section 354, section 354A, section 3548, section 354C, section 3540, sub-section (I) or sub-section (2) of section 376, ...
17Amendment of section 173
In section 173 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, in sub-section (2), in sub-clause (h) of clause (I), for the words, figures and letter "or 3760 of the India...
18In section 197 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, after sub-section (I), the following Explanation shall be inserted, namely
:—"Explanation.—For the removal of doubts it is hereby declared that no sanction shall be required in case of a public servant accused of any offence alleged ...
19After section 198A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the following section shall be inserted, namely
:— "198B. No Court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under section 376B of the Indian Penal Code where the persons are in a marital relationship,...
20In section 273 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, before the Explanation, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely
:—"Provided that where the evidence of a woman below the age of eighteen years who is alleged to have been subjected to rape or any other sexual offence, is t...
21In section 309 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, for sub-section (I), the following sub-section shall be substituted, namely
:—"(I) In every inquiry or trial the proceedings shall be continued from day-to-day until all the witnesses in attendance have been examined, unless the Court...
22Amendment of section 327
In section 327 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, in sub-section (2), for the words, figures and letter "or section 3760 of the Indian Penal Code", the words...
23After section 357A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the following sections shall be inserted, namely
:—"357B. The compensation payable by the State Government under section 357A shall be in addition to the payment of fine to the victim under section 326A or s...
24In the First Schedule to the Code of Criminal Procedure, under the heading
"I.-OFFENCES UNDER THE INDIAN PENAL CODE",— (a) After the entries relating to section 166, the following entries shall be inserted, namely:—Public servant ...
Chapter IVInsertion of new section 53 A
25After section 53 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (hereafter in this Chapter referred to as the Evidence Act), the following section shall be inserted, namely
:—"53A. In a prosecution for an offence under section 354, section 354A, section 3548, section 354C, section 3540, section 376, section 376A, section 3768, se...
26For section 114A of the Evidence Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely
:-'II4A. In a prosecution for rape under clause (0), clause (b), clause (c), clause (d), clause (e), clause (j), clause (g), clause (h), clause ('), clause (j...
27For section 119 of the Evidence Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely
"119. A witness who is unable to speak may give his evidence in any other manner in which he can make it intelligible, as by writing or by signs; but such wri...
28In section 146 of the Evidence Act, for the proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely
·Provided that in a prosecution for an offence under section 376, section 376A, section 3768, section 376C, section 3760 or section 376E of the Indian Penal C...
29For section 42 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, the following sections shall be substituted, namely
"42. Where an act or omission constitutes an offence punishable under this Act and also under sections 166A, 354A, 354B, 354C, 3540, 370, 370A, 375, 376, 376A...
Chapter IVMiscellaneous
30Repeal and savings
1.     The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2013 is here by repealed. 2.     Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any action taken under the Indi...
31Corrigenda
In the Readjustment of Representation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Ordinance, 20.\3 (Ord. 2 of2013) a...
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