SECTION 278 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Making atmosphere noxious to health



Description of IPC Section 278

Whoever voluntarily vitiates the atmosphere in any place so as to make it noxious to the health of persons in general dwelling or carrying on business in the neighborhood or passing along a public way, shall be punished with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees.

Offence : Making atmosphere noxious to health


Punishment : Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 278


What offence is defined under IPC 278?

IPC 278 Offence: Making atmosphere noxious to health.


What is the punishment for IPC 278 Case?

The punishment for IPC 278 is Fine.


Is IPC 278 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 278 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 278 offence?

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Is IPC 278 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 278 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 278 be tried?

IPC 278 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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