BJSC Assist. Judge Exam Syllabus – Penal Code 1860

For the Bangladesh Judicial Service Examination, the Penal Code 1860 is a core subject which was enacted and adopted to provide a general Penal Code for Bangladesh.

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For the Bangladesh Judicial Service Examination, the Penal Code 1860 is a core subject that was enacted and adopted to provide a general Penal Code for Bangladesh. Every person shall be liable to punishment under this Code and not otherwise for every act or omission contrary to the provisions thereof, of which he shall be guilty within Bangladesh. Any person liable, by any Bangladesh Law, to be tried for an offence committed beyond Bangladesh shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond Bangladesh in the same manner as if such act had been committed within Bangladesh.
CHAPTER I
Nature and Scope of the Law
ss. 1 – 5
CHAPTER II
Definitions
ss. 6 – 52A
Relation Between Civil Injuries and Crimes
Criminals and Involvement of the State
Intention, Common Intention and Common Objects
Motives
Mensrea
Knowledge
Presumption of Innocence
Mistake of Fact and Mistake of Law
Crime and Morality
CHAPTER III
Punishments – Its objects and Limits
ss. 53 – 75
CHAPTER IV
General Exceptions
ss. 76 – 95
·         Right of Private Defense
ss. 96 – 106
Joint Liability
CHAPTER V
Abetment
ss. 107 – 120
CHAPTER VA
Criminal Conspiracy
ss. 120A – 120B
CHAPTER VI
Offences against the State
ss. 121 – 130
CHAPTER VIII
Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force
ss. 131 – 140
CHAPTER VIII
Offences against the Public  Tranquility
ss. 141 – 160
CHAPTER IX
Offences by or relating to Public Servant
ss. 161 – 171
CHAPTER IXA
Offences relating to Elections
ss. 171A – 171i
CHAPTER X
Contempt of the Lawful Authority of Public Servants
ss. 172 – 190
CHAPTER XI
False Evidence and Offences against Public Justice
ss. 191 – 229
CHAPTER XII
Offences relating to Coin and Government Stamps
ss. 230 – 263A
CHAPTER XIV
Offences relating to Public Health Safety
ss. 268 – 294B
CHAPTER XV
Offences relating to Religion
ss. 295 – 298
CHAPTER XVI
Offences relating to the Human Body
·         Homicide and Culpable Homicide
ss. 299 – 311
·         Hurt and Grievous Hurt
ss. 319 – 338A
·         Wrongful Restraint and Wrongful Confinement
ss. 339 – 348
·         Criminal Force and Assault
ss. 349 – 358
·         Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forced Labour
ss. 359 – 374
·         Rape and Unnatural Offenses
ss. 375 – 377
CHAPTER XVII
Offences against Property
·         Theft
ss. 378 – 382
·         Extortion
ss. 383 – 389
·         Dacoity and Robbery
ss. 390 – 402
·         Criminal Misappropriation of Property
ss. 403 – 404
·         Criminal Breach of Trust
ss. 405 – 409
·         Cheating
ss. 415 – 420
·         Mischief
ss. 425 – 440
·         Criminal Trespass
ss. 441 – 462
CHAPTER XVIII
Offences relating to Documents and Trade or Property Marks
·         Forgery
ss. 463 – 477A
·         Trade or Property Marks
ss. 478 – 489
·         Currency Notes and Bank Notes
ss. 489A – 489E
CHAPTER XIX
Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service
s. 491
CHAPTER XX
Offences Relating to Marriage
ss. 493 – 498
CHAPTER XXI
Defamation
ss. 499 – 502
CHAPTER XXII
Criminal Intimidation, Insult and Annoyance
ss. 503 – 510
CHAPTER XXIII
Attempt to Commit Offences
s. 511