Section 274 BNS – Section 274 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 274 BNS or Section 274 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Adulteration of food or drink intended for sale.

Section 274 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 274 BNS

Whoever adulterates any article of food or drink, so as to make such article noxious as food or drink, intending to sell such article as food or drink, or knowing it to be likely that the same will be sold as food or drink, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description 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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