Throughout this Code every definition of an offence, every penal provision and every illustration of every such definition or penal provision, shall be understood subject to the exceptions contained in the Chapter entitled "General Exceptions", though those exceptions are not repeated in such definition, penal provision, or illustration.

Simply Put

In this code whatever defination of an offence each and every provision and every illustration shall be understood or read keeping in mind the General Exceptions which are dealt in this chapter of the code. For example, it is no where written that a child under 7 year of age cannot commit an offence, rather it's written that Nothing is an offence which is committed by a child of under 7 years age.

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