1. The Indian Penal Code has been extended to Berar by the Berar Laws Act, 1941 (4 of 1941) and has been declared in force in-
Sonthal Parganas, by the Sonthal parganas Settlement Regulation 1872 (3 of 1872) Section 2; panth Piploda, by the Panth Piploda Laws Regulation, 1929 (1 of 1929), Section 2 and Schedule; Khondmals District, by the Khondmals Laws Regulation, 1936 (5 of 1936), Section 3 and Schedule.
It has been declared under Section 3 (a) of the Scheduled Districts Act, 1874 (14 of 1874), to be in force in the following Scheduled Districts, namely: the United Provinces tarai Districts, see Gazette of India, 1876, Pt. I, p. 505; the Districts of Hazaribagh, Lohardaga (now called the Ranchi District, see Calcutta Gazetta, 1899, Pt. I, p. 44) and Manbhum and Pargana. Dhalbhum and the Kolhan in the District of Singhbhum, see Gazette of India, 1881, Pt. I, p. 504. It has been extended under Section 5 of the same Act to the Lushai Hills, see Gazette of India, 1898, Pt. II, p. 345. The Act has been extended to Goa, Daman and Diu by Reg. 12 of 1962, Section 3 and Schedule; to Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Reg. 6 of 1963, Section 2 and Sch I. I; to Pondicherry by Reg. 7 of 1963, Section 3 and Schedule I and to Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands by Reg. 8 of 1965, Section 3 and Schedule It has been extended to the State of Sikkim w.e.f. 13-9-1994 vide Notification No. S.O. 516(E), dated 9th July, 1994.
2. The words "British India" have successively been substituted by the A.O. 1948, the A.O. 1950 and Act 3 of 1951, section 3 and Schedule to read as above.
Any person liable, by any 1*[Indian law] to be tried for an offence committed beyond 2*[India] shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond 2*[India] in the same manner as if such act had been committed within 3* [India].
Nothing in this Act shall affect the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen in the service of the Government of India or the provisions of any special or local law.
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