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SECTION 322 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Voluntarily causing grievous hurt


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 322 in Simple Words
Whoever voluntarily causes hurt, if the hurt which he intends to cause or knows himself to be likely to cause is grievous hurt, and if the hurt which he causes is grievous hurt, is said “voluntarily to cause grievous hurt”.



IPC 322 in Simple Words

Section 322 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone intentionally causes severe injuries, and those injuries turn out to be severe, they are considered to have 'voluntarily caused grievous hurt'.


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If the hurt that he intends or is likely to cause, is grievous, then he is said to have voluntarily caused grievous harm.





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