SECTION 374 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Unlawful compulsory labour

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 374

According to section 374 of Indian penal code, Whoever unlawfully compels any person to labour against the will of that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Unlawful compulsory labour

Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 374?

IPC 374 Offence: Unlawful compulsory labour.

What is the punishment for IPC 374 Case?

The punishment for IPC 374 is 1 Year or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 374 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 374 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 374 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 374 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 374 be tried?

IPC 374 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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