IPC Section 304A: Causing Death By Negligence

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IPC Section 304A: Causing Death By Negligence

1Whoever causes the death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.


Himachal Pradesh

After Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, in its application to the State of Himachal Pradesh, the following section shall be added, namely


  1. Ins. by Act 27 of 1870, s. 12.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffenceCausing death by rash or negligent act
2 Years or Fine or Both
Triable By
Magistrate First Class
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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