IPC Sections
IPC Section 225 : Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension of another person
Whoever intentionally offers any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of any other person for an offence, or rescues or attempts to rescue any other person from any custody in which that person is lawfully detained for an offence, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both;
 
or, if the person to be apprehended, or the person rescued or attempted to be rescued, is charged with or liable to be apprehended for an offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine;
 
or, if the person to be apprehended or rescued, or attempted to be rescued, is charged with or liable to be apprehended for an offence punishable with death, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine;
 
or, if the person to be apprehended or rescued, or attempted to be rescued, is liable under the sentence of a Court of Justice, or by virtue of a commutation of such a sentence, to imprisonment for life, or imprisonment, for a term of ten years or upwards, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine;
 
or, if the person to be apprehended or rescued, or attempted to be rescued, is under sentence of death, shall be punished with 1imprisonment for life or imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
IPC Section 225-A : Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape, on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise, provided for
Whoever, being a public servant legally bound as such public servant to apprehend, or to keep in confinement, any person in any case not provided for in section 221, section 222 or section 223, or in any other law for the time being in force, omits to apprehend that person or suffers him to escape from confinement, shall be punished:
 
  i) if he does so intentionally, with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine or with both; and
 
  ii) if he does so negligently, with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.
IPC Section 225-B : Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for
Whoever, in any case not provided for in section 224 or section 225 or in any other law for the time being in force, intentionally offers any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of himself or of any other person, or escapes or attempts to escape from any custody in which he is lawfully detained, or rescues or attempts to rescue any other person from any custody in which that person is lawfully detained, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.
IPC Section 226 : (Repealed) Unlawful return from transportation.
Rep. by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1955 (26 of 1955), S. 117 and Sch.
IPC Section 227 : Violation of condition of remission of punishment
Whoever, having accepted any conditional remission of punishment, knowingly violates any condition on which such remission was granted, shall be punished with the punishment to which he was originally sentenced, if he has already suffered no part of that punishment, and if he has suffered any part of that punishment, then with so much of that punishment as he has not already suffered.
IPC Section 228 : Intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding
Whoever intentionally offers any insult, or causes any interruption to any public servant, while such public servant is sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
IPC Section 228-A : Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences, etc.
1) Whoever prints or publishes the name or any matter which may make known the identity of any person against whom an offence under section 376, section 376A, section1 376AB, section 376B, section 376C, section 376D, section 376DA, section 376DB, section 376E is alleged or found to have been committed (hereafter in this section referred to as the victim) shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to fine.
 
2) Nothing in sub-section (1) extends to any printing or publication of the name or any matter which may make known the identity of the victim if such printing or publication is
 
   i) by or under the order in writing of the officer-in-charge of the police station or the police officer making the investigation into such offence acting in good faith for the purposes of such investigation;or
  
   ii) by, or with the authorisation in writing of, the victim; or
 
   iii) where the victim is dead or minor or of unsound mind, by, or with the authorisation in writing of, the next-of-kin of the victim:
 
Provided that no such authorisation shall be given by the next-of-kin to anybody other than the chairman or the secretary, by whatever name called, of any recognised welfare institution or organisation.
 
 
Explanations : 
 
   i) For the purposes of this sub-section, “recognised welfare institution or organisation” means a social welfare institution or organisation recognised in this behalf by the Central or State Government.
 
   ii) Whoever prints or publishes any matter in relation to any proceeding before a court with respect to an offence referred to in sub-section (1) without the previous permission of such court shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to fine.

   iii) The printing or publication of the judgment of any High Court or the Supreme Court does not amount to an offence within the meaning of this section.


[i]  Inserted by Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1983, S. 2 (Act 43 of 1983).
 
[ii]  Substituted for “offence under Section 376, Section 376-A, Section 376-B, Section 376-C or Section 376-D” by Act 13 of 2013, S. 4 (w.r.e.f. 3-2-2013).
 
[iii]  Substituted for “Section 376-A, Section 376-B, Section 376-C, Section 376-D” by Act 22 of 2018, S. 3 (w.r.e.f. 21-4-2018).
IPC Section 229 : Personation of a juror or assessor
Whoever, by personation or otherwise, shall intentionally cause, or knowingly suffer himself to be returned, empanelled or sworn as a juryman or assessor in any case in which he knows that he is not entitled by law to be so returned, empanelled or sworn, or knowing himself to have been so returned, empanelled or sworn contrary to law, shall voluntarily serve on such jury or as such assessor, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.
IPC Section 229-A : Failure by person released on bail or bond to appear in Court
Whoever, having been charged with an offence and released on bail or on bond without sureties, fails without sufficient cause (the burden of proving which shall lie upon him), to appear in court in accordance with the terms of the bail or bond, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.
 
 
[i]. Ins. by Act 25 of 2005, s. 44 (w.e.f. 23-6-2005).
IPC Section 230 : “Coin” defined
Coin is metal used for the time being as money, and stamped and issued by the authority of some State or Sovereign Power in order to be so used.
 
 
Indian coin : 
 
Indian coin is metal stamped and issued by the authority of the Government of India in order to be used as money; and metal which has been so stamped and issued shall continue to be Indian coin for the purposes of this Chapter, notwithstanding that it may have ceased to be used as money.
 
 
Illustrations : 
 
  a) Cowries are not coin.
 
  b) Lumps of unstamped copper, though used as money, are not coin.
 
  c) Medals are not coin, inasmuch as they are not intended to be used as money.
 
  d) The coin denominated as the Company’ rupee is 3Indian coin.
 
  e) The “Farukhabad rupee”, which was formerly used as money under the authority of the Government of India, is 3Indian coin although it is no longer so used.