Provision

If the offence, the committing of which, or the attempting to commit which occasions the exercise of the right of private defence, be theft, mischief, or criminal trespass, not of any of the descriptions enumerated in the last preceding section, that right does not extend to the voluntary causing of death, but does extend, subject to the restrictions mentioned in section 99, to the voluntary causing to the wrong-doer of any harm other than death.


Simply Put

This section means the offence or attempt to commit the offence or the commiting of the said offence which raise the right to private defence be it theft mischief or criminal trespass it does not extend the right to cause death of assailent but that does extend to cause harm as per mentioned in section 99.



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