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Full text of "Medical Jurisprudence And Toxicology"

APPENDIX rv                                                777

328.    Causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence.—

Whoever administers to or causes to he taken by any person any poison or any stupe-
fying, intoxicating, or unwholesome drug, or other thing, with intent to cause hurt to
such person with intent to commit or to facilitate the commission of an offence, or
knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause hurt, shall be punished with imprison-
ment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be
liable to foe.

329.    Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property or to constrain to an
illegal act,—Whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt for the purpose of extorting from
the sufferer or from any person interested in the  sufferer,  any property or valuable
security, or of constraining the sufferer or any person interested in such sufferer to do
anything that is illegal or which may facilitate the commission of an offence, shall be
punished with transportation for life or imprisonment of either description for a term
which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

330.    Voluntarily  causing hurt  to  extort  confession, or to  compel restoration of
property,—Whoever  voluntarily  causes  hurt,  for   the  purpose  of  extorting from  the
sufferer or from any person interested in the sufferer any confession or any information
which may lead to the detection of an offence or misconduct, or for the purpose of
constraining the sufferer or any person interested in the sufferer to restore or to cause
the restoration of any property or valuable security or to satisfy any claim or demand,
or to give information which may lead to the restoration of any property or valuable
security, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which
may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

331.   Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort confession or to compel restora-
tion of property.—Whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt for the purpose of extorting
from the sufferer or from any person interested in the sufferer any confession or any
information which may lead to the detection of an offence or misconduct, or for the
purpose of constraining the sufferer or any person interested in the sufferer to restore
or to cause the restoration of any property or valuable security, or to satisfy any claim
or demand or to give information which may lead to the restoration of any property
or valuable security shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a
term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

332.   Voluntarily  causing hurt to  deter public servant from his duty.—Whoever
voluntarily causes hurt to any person being a public servant in the discharge of his
duty as such public servant or with intent to prevent or deter that person or any other
public servant or in consequence of anything done or attempted to be done by that
person in the lawful discharge of his duty as such public servant, shall be punished with
imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with
fine, or with both,

333.    Voluntarily  causing grievous hurt to deter public servant from his duty.—
Whoever voluntarily causes grievous hurt to any person being a public servant in the
discharge of his duty as such public servant, or with intent -to prevent or deter that
person or any other public servant from discharging his duty as such public servant or
in consequence of anything done or attempted to be done by that person in the lawful
discharge of his duty as such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of
either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to
fine.

334.   Voluntarily  causing hurt on provocation.—Whoever  voluntarily  causes hurt
on grave and sudden provocation, if he neither intends nor knows himself to be likely
to cause hurt to any person other than the person who gave the provocation, shall be
punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one
month, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

335.   Voluntarily causmg grievous hurt on provocation.—Whoever voluntarily causes
grievous hurt on grave and sudden provocation, if he neither intends nor knows himself
to be likely to cause grievous hurt to any person other than the person who gave the
provocation, shall be pxmished with imprisonment of either description for a term which
may extend to four years, or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, or
•with both,

Explanation.—The last two sections are subject to the same provisos as exception
3, section 300.

336.   Act endangering life or personal safety of others.—Whoever does any act so
rashly or negligently as to endanger human life or the personal safety of others, shall
be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to
three months, or with fine which may extend tor two hundred and fifty rupees, or with
both,

337.    Causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of dth^rs,—Whoever
causes hurt to any person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as1 to endanger"
human life, or the personal safety of others, shall be punished with imprisonment of