Indian Penal Code IPC 290 Section PDF
IPC 290 – Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for
Indian Penal Code IPC 290 Section
Whoever commits a public nuisance in any case not otherwise punishable by this Code, shall be punished with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees.
What is IPC 290, Section 290 Indian Penal Code
Section IPC 290: Public Nuisance
- IPC 290 addresses situations where a person does any act or is in possession of property that causes a common injury, danger, or annoyance to the public or to the people in general.
- The term “public nuisance” refers to actions or conditions that disrupt or harm the public’s peace or safety or cause annoyance to a significant number of people.
- IPC 290 aims to prevent and penalize activities that create public nuisances.
The punishment for offenses under IPC 290 includes a fine.