Ranbir Penal Code
|Ranbir Penal Code 1932|
|Territorial extent||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Date assented to||1932|
Jammu and Kashmir State Ranbir Penal Code or RPC the main criminal code applicable in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Indian Penal Code is not applicable here under Article 370 of the Constitution of India. It came into force in 1932 (1989 V.S.). The code was introduced during the reign of Dogra dynasty with Ranbir Singh as its ruler. It was made on the lines of Indian Penal Code prepared by Thomas Babington Macaulay.
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