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SECTION 186 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions


Last Updated: 01 Feb, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 186
  2. IPC 186 in Simple Words
  3. IPC Section 186 related FAQs

Description of IPC Section 186

According to section 186 of Indian penal code, Whoever voluntarily obstructs any public servant in the discharge of his public functions, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.



IPC 186 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 186 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone intentionally obstructs a public servant from performing their duties, they may be punished with imprisonment, fine, or both, for a maximum of three months.

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Description. Whoever voluntarily obstructs any public servant in the discharge of his public functions, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.


Offence : Obstructing public servant in discharge of his public functions


Punishment : 3 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable; Cognizable in A.P.


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





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What is Section 186 of the Act?

Section 186 of the Companies Act 2013 lays down the regulations regarding investments and loans made by a company. According to the Act, a company can make investments through multiple layers of investment companies. However, there are certain restrictions that a company must adhere to. 26 Apr 2023

What is Section 186 of the CRPC?

if the Courts are not subordinate to the same High Court, by the High Court within the local limits of whose appellate criminal jurisdiction the proceedings were first commenced, and thereupon all other proceedings in respect of that offence shall be discontinued.

What is the difference between 186 IPC and 353 IPC?

Section 186, Indian Penal Code is applicable to a case where the accused voluntarily obstructs a public servant in the discharge of his public functions but under Section 353, Indian Penal Code the ingredient of assault or use of criminal force while the public servant is doing his duty as such is necessary.

What is the notice under section 186?

ITEM No: 1 Pursuant to the provisions of Section 186(2) read with sub-section(3) of section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 (the u201cActu201d), the Company shall not directly or indirectly(a) give any loan to any person or other body corporate; (b) give any guarantee or provide security in connection with a loan to any other ...