Provision

Whoever wages war against the Government of any Asiatic Power in alliance or at peace with the [Government of India] or attempts to wage such war, or abets the waging of such war, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], to which fine may be added, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, to which fine may be added, or with fine.


Simply put

  • Whosoever wags war or
  • attempts to wage war or
  • abets the waging of such war  against the Government that is in alliance with Government of India
  • Then such an offender shall be punished with the term of imprisonment of seven years to which fine may be added or can be charged with fine only.


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