SECTION 290 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for

Last Updated: 01 Dec, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Table of Contents

  1. Description of IPC Section 290
  2. IPC 290 in Simple Words
  3. IPC Section 290 related FAQs

Description of IPC Section 290

According to section 290 of Indian penal code, Whoever commits a public nuisance in any case not otherwise punishable by this Code, shall be punished with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees.

IPC 290 in Simple Words

Section 290 of the Indian Penal Code states that anyone who commits a public nuisance, not covered by other provisions of the Code, shall be punished with a fine of up to two hundred rupees.

Offence : Committing a public nuisance

Punishment : Fine

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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FAQ's on IPC Section 290

What offence is defined under IPC 290?

IPC 290 Offence: Committing a public nuisance.

What is the punishment for IPC 290 Case?

The punishment for IPC 290 is Fine.

Is IPC 290 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 290 is a Non-Cognizable.

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Is IPC 290 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 290 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 290 be tried?

IPC 290 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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