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Repeal and savings BNS | Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Updated: Dec 12, 2023

Section 358 of The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita | BNS

Repeal and savings.

(1) The Indian Penal Code ishereby repealed.

(2) Notwithstanding the repealof the Code referred to in sub-section (1), it shall not affect,—

(a) the previous operation ofthe Code so repealed oranything duly done or

(b) any right, privilege,obligation or liability acquired,accrued or incurred

under the Code so repealed; or

(c) any penalty, or punishmentincurred in respect of anyoffences committed against theCode so repealed; or

(d) any investigation or remedyin respect of any such penalty,or punishment; or

(e) any proceeding, investigation or remedy in respect of any such penalty or punishment as aforesaid, and any such proceeding or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced, and anysuch penalty may be imposed as if that Code had not been repealed.

(3) Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any action taken under the said Code shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Sanhita.

(4) The mention of particular matters in sub-section (2) shall not be held to prejudice or affect the general application ofsection 6 of the General Clauses Act, 1897 with regard to the effect of the repeal.

Repeal and savings BNS | Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

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