Section 214 BNS – Section 214 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 214 BNS or Section 214 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Refusing to answer public servant authorised to question.

Section 214 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIII OF CONTEMPTS OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 214 BNS

Whoever, being legally bound to state the truth on any subject to any public servant, refuses to answer any question demanded of him touching that subject by such public servant in the exercise of the legal powers of such public servant, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with both.




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