Section 279 BNS – Section 279 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 279 BNS or Section 279 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Fouling water of public spring or reservoir.

Section 279 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 279 BNS

Whoever voluntarily corrupts or fouls the water of any public spring or reservoir, so as to render it less fit for the purpose for which it is ordinarily used, 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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