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SECTION 92 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Act done in good faith for benefit of a person without consent


Last Updated: 01 Jul, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 92 in Simple Words
Nothing is an offence by reason of any harm which it may causes to a person for whose benefit it is done in good faith, even without that person’s consent, if the circumstances are such that it is impossible for that person to signify consent, or if that person is incapable of giving consent, and has no guardian or other person in lawful charge of him from whom it is possible to obtain consent in time for the thing to be done with benefit;



IPC 92 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 92 of the Indian Penal Code states that if an action is done in good faith for the benefit of a person who cannot give consent or is unable to signify consent, and there is no one legally authorized to give consent on their behalf, then it is not considered an offense even if it causes harm.


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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Section 92 of IPC?

It is not an offense to cause harm to someone in good faith even if it's done without their consent. This is true if circumstances make it impossible for the person to give consent or if they are incapable of consenting and have no guardian.


What is Section 93 of IPC?

A communication that is not made in good conscience is a crime if the intended recipient suffers harm.