SECTION 337 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others

Last Updated: 01 Feb, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 337

According to section 337 of Indian penal code, Whoever causes hurt to any person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, or the personal safety of others, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

Offence : Causing hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc.

Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

FAQ's on IPC Section 337

What offence is defined under IPC 337?

IPC 337 Offence: Causing hurt by an act which endangers human life, etc..

What is the punishment for IPC 337 Case?

The punishment for IPC 337 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 337 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 337 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 337 offence?

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Is IPC 337 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 337 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 337 be tried?

IPC 337 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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