Section 61 of IPC(Indian Penal Code)-Dhara-Dafa-
Sentence of forfeiture of property
[Rep. by the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1921 (16 of 1921), sec. 4.]
Meaning and definitions of the terms used in the section description and classification of Indian Laws:
Cognizable offences :
As defined in first schedule of Code of Criminal Procedure, a cognizable offence is a criminal offence in which the police is empowered to register an FIR, investigate, and arrest an accused without a court issued warrant.
Non-Cognizable offence :
A non-cognizable offence is an offence in which police can neither register an FIR, investigate, nor effect arrest without the express permission or directions from the court.
Compoundable offence :
Compoundable offence is permitted to settle before the court.
Non-compoundable is not permitted to settle before the court.