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Understanding the principles of causation in jurisprudence unties the knots in the substantive law for fixing the legal responsibility. However, the principle of causation is much more complexand wades into the physical, moral, and normative branches of studies. The scope of physical and moral causation sometimes getscircumscribed when the adjective and procedural branches of legal studies come into the picture, that more often is the case in actual legal practice in the court of law. The scope of this paper is to analyze different spheres of causation in homicidal crimes under the Indian Penal Code, 1861.