• This classic Ratanlal & Dhirajlal’s The Indian Penal Code, first published in 1896 is a section wise commentary on the Indian Penal Code. 

• This edition has been extensively and meticulously revised taking into account the changes brought about by recent legislative amendments as well as judgments of higher courts 
• Radically revised, the edition exhaustively covers the consequences of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013. 
• It includes widest possible range of topics from emerging areas of criminal law including: 
    - Jurisdiction in territorial waters in the light of the Enrica Lexie case 
    - Corporate criminal liability in offences having mens rea 
    - New trends in punishments and sentencing 
    - Fake encounters and honour killings 
    - Mercy killing in the light of the Supreme Court judgment in Aruna Shanbaug Case 
    - Delay in disposal of mercy petitions and commutation of death sentence 
    - Discussion of Capital punishment and the ‘Rarest of rare’ doctrine 
• Latest and notable cases of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts have been incorporated 
• This edition is an indispensable reference work for students, judges, lawyers, scholars, judicial and police training academies (national and state), police departments, CBI officials, researchers, presiding officers in courts, investigators, administrators, draftsmen, legislators and social scientists

More Details about Ratanlal & Dhirajlal’s The Indian Penal Code

General Information  
Author(s)Ratanlal and Dhirajlal Revised by KT Thomas and MA Rashid
PublisherLexis Nexis
Publish YearNovember 2015