SECTION 288 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Negligent conduct with respect to pulling down or repairing buildings


Whoever, in pulling down or repairing any building, knowingly or negligently omits to take such order with that building as is sufficient to guard against any probable danger to human life from the fall of that building, or of any part thereof, 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 : A person omitting to guard against probable danger to human life by the fall of any building over which he has a right entitling him to pull it down or repair it

Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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