Section 272 BNS – Section 272 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 272 BNS or Section 272 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life.

Section 272 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XV OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE, DECENCY AND MORALS in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 272 BNS

Whoever malignantly does any act which is, and which he knows or has reason to believe to be, likely to spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.




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