SECTION 312 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Causing miscarraige



Description of IPC Section 312

Whoever voluntarily causes a woman with child to miscarry, shall if such miscarriage be not caused in good faith for the purpose of saving the life of the woman, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both; and, if the woman be quick with child, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Causing miscarriage


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Offence : If the woman be quick with child


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 312


What offence is defined under IPC 312?

IPC 312 Offence: Causing miscarriage.


What is the punishment for IPC 312 Case?

The punishment for IPC 312 is 3 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 312 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 312 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 312 offence?

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Is IPC 312 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 312 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 312 be tried?

IPC 312 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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