[Know your Law] Corona Epidemic and Law #CoronaOutbreak #JanataCurfewReadings


Apart from the centuries-old British Era law Epidemics Act, 1897 [pdf] invoked by Indian government a few days back [read myLawman post here], here are some of the IPC Sections you need to know & Local Police can book individuals as under, for those who do not comply with the law / regulatory orders related to curb COVID-19 (nCOV19). 
Get ready with your Bare Acts to have a reading. references are here.

1. Sec 188 IPC:
Violation of order promulgated by Govt.
Cognizable, Bailable.

2. Sec.269 IPC
Negligently doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life
Imprisonment for 6 months or fine, or both.
Cognizable, Bailable

3. Sec 270 IPC
Malignantly doing any act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life
Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both
Cognizable, Bailable

4. Sec.271 IPC
Knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule
Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both.  
Non-cognizable.

Read MyLawman Post on Epidemic Act and Corona


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