Central Government Act
Section 23 in The Indian Penal Code, 1860
23. " Wrongful gain".--" Wrongful gain" is gain by unlawful means of property to which the person gaining is not legally entitled." Wrongful loss"." Wrongful loss".--" Wrongful loss" is the loss by unlawful means of property to which the person losing it is legally entitled. Gaining wrongfully. Losing wrongfully. Gaining wrongfully. Losing wrongfully.-- A person is said to gain wrongfully when such person retains wrongfully, as well as when such person acquires wrongfully. A person is said to lose wrongfully when such person is wrongfully kept out of any property, as well as when such person is wrongfully deprived of property.