SECTION 166 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Public servant disobeying law, with intent to cause injury to any person


Whoever, being a public servant, knowingly disobeys any direction of the law as to the way in which he is to conduct himself as such public servant, intending to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will, by such disobedience, cause injury to any person, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Public servant disobeying a direction of the law with intent to cause injury to any person

Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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