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Section 273 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 273 Indian Penal Code

Section 273 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Sale of noxious food or drink. It is under CHAPTER XIV (OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE, DECENCYAND MORALS) of the Code.

Sale of noxious food or drink

Whoever sells, or offers or exposes for sale, as food or drink, any article which has been rendered or has become noxious, or is in a state unfit for food or drink, knowing or having reason to believe that the same is noxious as food or drink, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

See also  Section 249 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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