IPC Section 42: Local law

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IPC Section 42: Local law

A “local law” is a law applicable only to a particular part of 7[8***9[India].


  1. Subs. by the A.O. 1948, for “British India”.
  2. The words “the territories comprised in” omitted by Act 48 of 1952, s. 3 and the Second Sch.
  3. Subs. by Act 3 of 1951, s. 3 and the Sch., for “the States” which had been subs. by the A.O. 1950, for “the Provinces”.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

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