PENAL CODE PREPARED BY THE INDIAN LAW COMMISSIONERS
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Considered to be one of the great codes of law ever written,this important code shows the practical influence ofBentham. At the time of its drafting, the dominent EastIndia Company's regulations conflicted with Muslim and Hindulaw, and the common law itself, providing a chaotic land-scape ripe for Macaulay's order and clarity. Macauley waspresident of the Indian Law Commmission and composed most ofthe code himself. This volume is a reprint of the Londonedition that was reprinted from the Calcutta edition of theoriginal text of the Penal Code as issued by the Indian LawCommission, October 14, 1837. Catalogue of the Library ofthe Law School of Harvard University (1909) I:994 (citingother eds.) Dictionary of National Biography XII:410-418.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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