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Section 315 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 315 Indian Penal Code

Section 315 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth. It is under CHAPTER XVI (OF OFFENCESAFFECTINGTHE HUMAN BODY) of the Code.

Act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth

Whoever before the birth of any child does any act with the intention of thereby preventing that child from being born alive or causing it to die after its birth, and does by such act prevent that child from being born alive, or causes it to die after its birth, shall, if such act be not caused in good faith for the purpose of saving the life of the mother, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, or with fine, or with both.

See also  Section 326 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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