Section 11 BNS – Section 11 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 11 BNS or Section 11 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Solitary confinement.

Section 11 of BNS is part of CHAPTER II OF PUNISHMENTS in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 11 BNS

Whenever any person is convicted of an offence for which under this Sanhita the Court has power to sentence him to rigorous imprisonment, the Court may, by its sentence, order that the offender shall be kept in solitary confinement for any portion or portions of the imprisonment to which he is sentenced, not exceeding three months in the whole, according to the following scale, namely:—

(a) a time not exceeding one month if the term of imprisonment shall not exceed six months;

(b) a time not exceeding two months if the term of imprisonment shall exceed six months and shall not exceed one year;

(c) a time not exceeding three months if the term of imprisonment shall exceed one year

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