SECTION 154 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Owner or occupier of land on which an unlawful assembly is held

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 154

According to section 154 of Indian penal code, Whenever any unlawful assembly or riot takes place, the owner or occupier of the land upon which such unlawful assembly is held, or such riot is committed, and any person having or claiming an interest in such land, shall be punishable with fine not exceeding one thousand rupees, if he or his agent or manager, knowing that such offence is being or has been committed, or having reason to believe it is likely to be committed, do not give the earliest notice thereof in his or their power to the principal officer at the nearest police-station, and do not, in the case of his or their having reason to believe that it was about to be committed, use all lawful means in his or their power to prevent it and, in the event of its taking place, do not use all lawful means in his or their power to disperse or suppress the riot or unlawful assembly.

Offence : Owner or occupier of land non giving information of riot, etc.

Punishment : Fine

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 154?

IPC 154 Offence: Owner or occupier of land non giving information of riot, etc..

What is the punishment for IPC 154 Case?

The punishment for IPC 154 is Fine.

Is IPC 154 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 154 is a Non-Cognizable.

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Is IPC 154 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 154 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 154 be tried?

IPC 154 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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