Section 154 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 154 Indian Penal Code

Section 154 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about  Owner or occupier of land on which an unlawful assembly is held. It is under CHAPTER VIII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE PUBLIC TRANQUILLITY) of the Code.

 Owner or occupier of land on which an unlawful assembly is held

Whenever any unlawful assembly or riot takes place, the owner or occupier of the land upon which such unlawful assembly is held, or such riot is committed, and any person having or claiming an interest in such land, shall be punishable with fine not exceeding one thousand rupees, if he or his agent or manager, knowing that such offence is being or has been committed, or having reason to believe it is likely to be committed, do not give the earliest notice thereof in his or their power to the principal officer at the nearest police-station,


and do not, in the case of his or their having reason to believe that it was about to be committed, use all lawful means in his or their power to prevent it and, in the event of its taking place, do not use all lawful means in his or their power to disperse or suppress the riot or unlawful assembly.

See also  Section 216A Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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