SECTION 316 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Causing death of quick unborn child by act amounting to culpable homicide-

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 316

According to section 316 of Indian penal code, Whoever does any act under such circumstances, that if he thereby caused death he would be guilty of culpable homicide, and does by such act cause the death of a quick unborn child, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide

Punishment : 10 Years and Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

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What offence is defined under IPC 316?

IPC 316 Offence: Causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide.

What is the punishment for IPC 316 Case?

The punishment for IPC 316 is 10 Years and Fine.

Is IPC 316 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 316 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 316 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 316 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 316 be tried?

IPC 316 is tried in the court of Court of Session.

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