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WHIPPING ACT, 1909

SECTIONS                             CONTENTS

1.        Short title and extent.

2.        Whipping added to punishments described in Act XLV, 1860.

3.        Offences punishable with whipping in lieu of other punishment.

3A.     Repealed

4.         Offence punishable with whipping in lieu of or in addition to other punishment.

4-A.     Compulsory whipping in certain offences.

5.         Juvenile offenders when punishable with whipping.

6.         Special provision as to punishment with whipping in frontier districts.

7.         Repealed

8.         Repealed

THE SCHEDULE

Repealed

 

WHIPPING ACT, 1909

(Act IV of 1909)

 

22nd March 1909

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the punishment of whipping

 

Whereas it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the punishment of whipping;

      It is hereby enacted as follows : —

1.   Short title and extent : — (1) This Act may be called the Whipping Act, 1909; and

      (2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan.

2.   Whipping added to punishments described in Act XLV, 1860 : — In addition to the punishments described in section 53 of the Pakistan Penal Code, offenders are also liable to the punishment of whipping.

3.   Offences punishable with whipping in lieu of other punishment : — Whoever commits any of the following offences, namely : —

      (a)   theft, as defined in section 378 of the Pakistan Penal Code other than theft by a clerk or servant of property in possession of his master,

      (b)   theft in a building, tent or vessel, as defined in section 380 of the said Code;

      (c)   theft after preparation for causing death or hurt, as defined in section 382 of the said code;

      (d)   lurking house-trespass, or house-breaking, as defined in sections 443 and 445 of the said Code, in order to the committing of any offence punishable with whipping under this section;

      (e)   lurking house-trespass by night, or house-breaking by night, as defined in sections 444 and 446 of the said Code, in order to the committing of any offence punishable with whipping under this section;

      may, subject to the provisions of sections 4 and 4-A, be punished, with whipping in lieu of any punishment to which he may for such offence be liable under the said code.

4.    Offence punishable with whipping in lieu of or in addition to other punishment : — Whoever : —

         (a)   abets, commits or attempts to commit, an offence of assault on, or use of criminal force to, any woman, punishable under section 354 of the Pakistan Penal Code;

         (b)   voluntarily causes hurt as defined in section 319 of the Pakistan Penal Code, or grievous hurt as defined in section 320 of the said Code, by throwing, attempting to throw or abetting the throwing of, any substance on the face of any person;

         (c)   voluntarily causes grievous hurt punishable under section 325 or section 326 of the Pakistan Penal Code, by cutting, attempting to cut or abetting the cutting of the nose of or otherwise disfiguring a male;

         (d)   abets, commits or attempts to commit, rape as defined in section 375 of the Pakistan Penal Code;

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