General Information, IPC, Indian Constitution, Indian Evidence Act, CPC – Study material for IPO Exam

Indian Penal Code ( IPC)
First law commission chaired by Lord Macaulay
Chapter Art,1833 under which the first Indian Law Commission was constituted
14th October,1837 the Draft Code submitted to the Governor General in Council
The Second Indian Law Commission was Constituted  on 26th April 1845
Second Indian Law Commission on the Draft Penal Code submitted the Report in two part  1846 and 1847
Draft Code revised and presented to Governor General in Council in 1856
The code passed on 6th October,1860
Indian Constitution
The Constitution was enacted by the constituent assembly on 26thNovember 1949 
It Came in to effect on 26 January 1950
The Indian Constitution replaced the Government of India Act 1935
The drafting committee was appointed On 29 August 1947
A Draft Constitution was prepared by the committee and submitted to the Assembly on 4 November 1947
Indian Evidence Act
The Indian Evidence Act, identified as Act no. 1 of 1872, and called the Indian Evidence Act, 1872,
The act was proposed by  Sir  James Fitzjames Stephan
The Act has  eleven chapter and 167 sections
The Indian Evidence Act came into force on  1st September 1872
Criminal Procedure Code
The Criminal Procedure code came into force came into force on 1 April 1974
It was enacted in  1973
The Act consists of 484 sections, 2 schedules and 56 forms.
The Criminal Procedure Code extends to the whole of India except the states in India of J&K
The prevailing law on crime prevention and punishment is embodied in two principal statutes: the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1973.
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 repealing the old Code of 1898
The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2008
An Act further to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

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