SECTION 312 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Causing miscarraige


Description

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! If the woman be quick with child!


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both! 7 Years + Fine!


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable! Non-Cognizable!


Bail : Bailable! Bailable!


Triable : Magistrate First Class! Magistrate First Class!






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