SECTION 287 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Negligent conduct with respect to machinery

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 287

According to section 287 of Indian penal code, Whoever does, with any machinery, any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any other person, or knowingly or negligently omits to take such order with any machinery in his possession or under his care as is sufficient to guard against any probable danger to human life from such machinery, 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 : So dealing with any machinery

Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

FAQ's on IPC Section 287

What offence is defined under IPC 287?

IPC 287 Offence: So dealing with any machinery.

What is the punishment for IPC 287 Case?

The punishment for IPC 287 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 287 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 287 is a Non-Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 287 offence?

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Is IPC 287 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 287 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 287 be tried?

IPC 287 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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