Indian Penal Code IPC 504 PDF
IPC 504 – Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace
Whoever intentionally insults, and thereby gives provocation to any person, intending or knowing it to be likely that such provocation will cause him to break the public peace, or to commit any other offence, shall be punished with imprison
What is IPC 504, Section 504 Indian Penal Code
Section IPC 504: Intentional Insult with Intent to Provoke Breach of the Peace
- IPC 504 addresses situations where a person intentionally insults another person with the intent to provoke them, or with the knowledge that it is likely to provoke them, to break the peace.
- The insult must be deliberate, and the person making the insult must have the intention or knowledge that it may lead to a disturbance of the public peace.
- IPC 504 aims to prevent actions that could lead to public disorder or disturbances.
The punishment for offenses under IPC 504 includes imprisonment for up to two years or a fine, or both.