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Indian Penal Code,1860
Section 141-183
Section 141
Section 143
Section 146
Section 159
Section 161-165-A
Section 171-B
Section 171-B- Bribery

Whoever

(i) Gives a gratification to any person with the object of inducing him or any other person to exercise any electoral right or of rewarding any person for having exercised any such right; or

(ii) Accepts either for himself or for any other person any gratification as a reward for exercising any such right or for inducing or attempting to induce any other person to exercise any such right;

commits the offence of bribery:

Provided that a declaration of public policy or a promise of public action shall not be an offence under this section.
A person who offers, or agrees to give, or offers or attempts to procure, a gratification shall be deemed to give a gratification.
A person who obtains or agrees to accept or attempts to obtain a gratification shall be deemed to accept a gratification, and a person who accepts a gratification as a motive for doing what he does not intend to do, or as a reward for doing what he has not done, shall be deemed to have accepted the gratification as a reward.
     
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