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W MORGAN AND A. G. MACPHERSON, ESQRS.

BARRISTERS AT LAW.

CALCUTTA :

G. C. HAY & CO., 56, COSSITOLLAH :

AND
2, CRESCENT PLACE, BLACKFRIARS, LONDON.

1861.

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PRINTED BY C. B. LEWIS, BAPTIST MISSION PRESS.

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PRE FACE.

THE Penal Code was originally prepared by the
Indian Law Commissioners when Mr. Macaulay was
the President of that body,* and was laid before the
Governor-General of India in Council in the voar

The Copyright and the right of translation are
reserved.

-- ve par wwwvYy vi the original
Code.

Until the law has received a construction from
those who have authority to expound it, it is hoped
that these notes on' the text of the Code may be
found useful.

They are, for the most part, compiled from the
following authorities :-

The notes in which the framers of the original Code
explain the principles adopted in its preparation ;

(*) “I only state a fact already generally known when I say that
Mr. Macaulay is justly entitled to be called the author of the Indian
Penal Code.” Notes on the Report, &c. by J. M. Macleod.

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