Legal provision regarding Trespass

Which section in Indian criminal Penal Code defines trespass?

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Section 441 of the I.P.C provides:- Criminal trespass Whoever enters into or upon property in the possession of another with intent to commit an offence or to intimidate, insult or annoy any person in possession of such property, Or having lawfully entered into or upon such property, unlawfully remains there with intent thereby to intimidate, insult or annoy any such person, or with intent to commit an offence, is said to commit "criminal trespass". Section 442 provides:- House trespass Whoever commits criminal trespass by entering into or remaining in any building, tent or vessel used as a human dwelling or any building used as a place for worship, or as a place for the custody of property, is said to commit "house-trespass". Explanation-The introduction of any part of the criminal trespasser's body is entering sufficient to constitute house-trespass. section 447 provides:- Punishment for criminal trespass Whoever commits criminal trespass shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, with fine or which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both. section 448 provides:- Punishment for house-trespass Whoever commits house-trespass shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine or which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Answered on 28 Sep 2018


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