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

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 278

According to section 278 of Indian penal code, 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

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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.

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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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