Section 165 BNS – Section 165 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 165 BNS or Section 165 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Deserter concealed on board merchant vessel through negligence of master.

Section 165 of BNS is part of CHAPTER VIII OF OFFENCES RELATING TO THE ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 165 BNS

The master or person in charge of a merchant vessel, on board of which any deserter from the Army, Navy or Air Force of the Government of India is concealed, shall, though ignorant of such concealment, be liable to a penalty not exceeding three thousand rupees, if he might have known of such concealment but for some neglect of his duty as such master or person in charge, or but for some want of discipline on board of the vessel.

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