SECTION 317 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it



Description of IPC Section 317

Whoever being the father or mother of a child under the age of twelve years, or having the care of such child, shall expose or leave such child in any place with the intention of wholly abandoning such child, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Exposure of a child under 12 Years of age by parent or person having care of it with intention of wholly abandoning it


Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class; Session in M.P.





FAQ's on IPC Section 317


What offence is defined under IPC 317?

IPC 317 Offence: Exposure of a child under 12 Years of age by parent or person having care of it with intention of wholly abandoning it.


What is the punishment for IPC 317 Case?

The punishment for IPC 317 is 7 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 317 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 317 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 317 offence?

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Is IPC 317 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 317 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 317 be tried?

IPC 317 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class; Session in M.P..


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