Theories of Punishment under Indian Penal Code

  • Komal Gopal Chavan
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  • Komal Gopal Chavan

    Student at Thakur Ramnarayan College of Law, Mumbai, India

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Indian criminal law was enacted in 1860 and has remained largely unchanged since it was enacted in. Various organizations believe that the types and amounts of penalties provided for in the Indian Penal Code 1860 are not appropriate under the modified scenario. Penalty objectives serve to assess the degree of measures and penalties for various offenses under the Indian Penal Code. This paper is an attempt to analyse the different types of penalties under the Indian Penal Code 1860 and their suitability for the current scenario.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 1341 - 1348


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