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SECTION 336 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Act endangering life or personal safety of others


Last Updated: 01 Jul, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 336 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 336 related FAQs
Whoever does any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life or the personal safety others, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months or with fine which may extend to two hundred and fifty rupees, or with both.



IPC 336 in Simple Words

Section 336 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone acts rashly or negligently, endangering human life or the personal safety of others, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to three months, or a fine of up to two hundred and fifty rupees, or both.


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Offence : Doing any act which endangers human life or the personal safety of others


Punishment : 3 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate



Anyone who commits an act in a reckless or negligent manner that puts the life of another person or their personal safety at risk will be punished by imprisonment for up to three months, or a fine that can reach 250 rupees.





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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Section 336 of the CRPC?

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What is the difference between 336 and 337 IPC?

Section 336 punishes any reckless or negligent action that puts human life in danger or threatens personal safety. This can result in a 3 month jail term and a fine of up to Rs 250. Section 337 punishes an offender who causes simple harm by doing something rash or negligent.


What is Act 336 in Hindi?

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Is 336 compoundable or not?

This section is bailable, cognizable and non-compoundable.