This work on the “Indian Penal Code” is a scholarly work explaining the basic principles of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a simple and lucid language.
The Subject has been broadly dealt with under General Principles of Criminal Law and Specific Offences which discusses the offences against State, against human body, against property, against marriage, etc.
The notable features of the book are:
Latest case laws such as Naz Foundation and the Nirbhaya case have been included.
Reports of Law Commission on IPC have been discussed.
Important cases, definitions, points and section headings have been given as side notes in the margins for emphasis and easy reference by students and faculty.
Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 has been included.
Chunilal Karsandas Thakker (born 10 November 1943) is a retired judge of the Supreme Court of India. Justice Thakker was born at Mander near Porbandar in the State of Gujarat.
Thakker was appointed as part-time Lecturer in Law in Sir L.A. Shah Law College, Ahmedabad, in 1970 and continued as such until he was elevated to Judge of the High Court of Gujarat on 21 June 1990. He was also Acting Governor of the State of Maharashtra from July to October 2002. Thakker was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India on 7 June 2004