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What is Section 279 and 304a IPC?
Last Updated: 11th March, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, what is Section 304a of IPC?
Section 304A in The Indian Penal Code.279. [304A. Causing death bynegligence.—Whoever causes the death of any person by doingany rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide, shallbe punished with imprisonment of either description for a termwhich may extend to two years, or with fine, or withboth.]
Likewise, is 304 a bailable Offence? It is non-bailable and the accused can then beconvicted to a maximum of life imprisonment. If a driver, not underthe influence of alcohol, causes someone's death in an accident,police can apply IPC section 304-A (causing death byNegligence), which is a bailable offence.
Herein, what is the meaning of IPC 279?
IPC 279 states that Rash driving or riding on apublic way.—Whoever drives any vehicle, or rides, on anypublic way in a manner so rash or negligent as to endanger humanlife, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any other person,shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for aterm which may
Is IPC 279 cognizable?
The offence isCognizable—Bailable—Triable by anyMagistrate—Non-compoundable. The main ingredient of section279 of IPC is rash driving in publc way.337.