What are the offences affecting the public health, safety, convenience, decency, morals and punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 294A of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences affecting the public health, safety, convenience, decency and morals and punishment for the crime are defined under Section 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 294A of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to these sections are:

 

 

 CHAPTER XIV - OFFENCES AFFECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE, DECENCY AND MORALS

 

Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

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

 

Any Magistrate

 

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

 

Any Magistrate

 

271 IPC

 

Knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule

 

Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

272 IPC

 

Adulterating food or drink intended for sale, so as to make the same noxious

 

Imprisonment for 6 month, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

273 IPC

 

Selling any food or drink as food and drink, knowing the same to be noxious

 

Imprisonment for 6 month, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

274 IPC

 

Adulterating any drug or medical preparation intended for sale so as to lesson its efficacy, or to change its operation, or to make it noxious

 

Imprisonment for 6 month, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

275 IPC

 

Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated

 

Imprisonment for 6 month, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

 

Any Magistrate

 

276 IPC

 

Knowingly selling or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation as a different drug or medical preparation

 

Imprisonment for 6 month, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

 

Any Magistrate

 

277 IPC

 

Defiling the water of a public spring or reservoir

 

Imprisonment for 3 months, of fine of 500 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

 

Any Magistrate

 

278 IPC

 

Making atmosphere noxious to health

 

Fine of 500 rupees

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

 

Any Magistrate

 

279 IPC

 

Driving or riding on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc

 

Imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

280 IPC

 

Navigating any vessel so rashly negligently as to endanger human life, etc

 

Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

281 IPC

 

Exhibition of a false light, mark or buoy

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

282 IPC

 

Conveying for hire any person by water, in a vessel in such a state or so loaded, as to endanger his life

 

Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees, or, both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

283 IPC

 

Causing danger, obstruction or, injury in any public way or line of navigation

 

Fine of 200 rupees

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

284 IPC

 

Dealing with any poisonous substance so as to endanger human life, etc

 

Imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

285 IPC

 

Dealing with fire or any combustible matter so as to endanger human life, etc

 

Imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

286 IPC

 

So dealing with any explosive substance

 

Imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

287 IPC

 

So dealing with any machinery

 

Imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

288 IPC

 

A person omitting to guard against probable danger to human life by the fall of any building over which he has a right entitling him to pull it down or repair it

 

Imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

289 IPC

 

A person omitting to take order with any animal in his possession, so as to guard against danger to human life, or of grievous hurt, from such animal

 

Imprisonment for 6 months or fine of 1,000 rupees, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

290 IPC

 

Committing a public nuisance

 

Fine of 200 rupees

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

291 IPC

 

Continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue

 

Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

292 IPC

 

Sale, etc., of obscene books, etc

 

On first conviction, with imprisonment for 2 years, and with fine of 2,000 rupees, and, in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for five years and with fine of 5,000 rupees

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

293 IPC

 

Sale, etc., of obscene objects to young persons

 

On first conviction, with imprisonment for 3 years, and with fine of 2,000 rupees, and in the event of second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for 7 years, and with fine of 5,000 rupees

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

294 IPC

 

Obscene songs

 

Imprisonment for 3 months, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

294A IPC

 

Keeping a lottery office

 

Imprisonment for 6 months, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

   

Publishing proposals relating to lotteries

 

Fine of 1,000 rupees

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

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