SECTION 273 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Sale of noxious food or drink


Description of IPC Section 273

According to section 273 of Indian penal code, Whoever sells, or offers or exposes for sale, as food or drink, any article which has been rendered or has become noxious, or is in a state unfit for food or drink, knowing or having reason to believe that the same is noxious as food or drink, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Offence : Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious

Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

FAQ's on IPC Section 273

What offence is defined under IPC 273?

IPC 273 Offence: Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious.

What is the punishment for IPC 273 Case?

The punishment for IPC 273 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 273 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 273 is a Non-Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 273 offence?

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Is IPC 273 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 273 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 273 be tried?

IPC 273 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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