Section 42 in Indian Penal Codes

Title: "Local Law"

Description: A “local law” is a law applicable only to a particular part of 44 [ 45 [***] 46 [India]].

Title: "Illegal Legally bound to do

Description: The word “illegal” is applicable to everything which is an offence or which is prohib­ited by law, or which furnishes ground for a civil action; and a person is said to be “legally bound to do” whatever it is illegal in him to omit.

Title: "Injury"

Description: The word “injury” denotes any harm whatever ille­gally caused to any person, in body, mind, reputation or property

Title: "Life"

Description: The word “life” denotes the life of a human being, unless the contrary appears from the context.

Title: "Death"

Description: The word “death” denotes the death of a human being, unless the contrary appears from the context.

CHAPTER 2 GENERAL EXPLANATIONS