Section 290 BNS – Section 290 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 290 BNS or Section 290 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Negligent conduct with respect to pulling down, repairing or constructing buildings, etc.

Section 290 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 290 BNS

Whoever, in pulling down, repairing or constructing any building, knowingly or negligently omits to take such measures with that building as is sufficient to guard against any probable danger to human life from the fall of that building, or of any part thereof, 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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