Provision

Whoever hires or engages, or employees, or promotes, or connives at the hiring, engagement or employment of any person to join or become a member of any unlawful assembly, shall be punishable as a member of such unlawful assembly, and for any offence which may be committed by any such person as a member of such unlawful assembly in pursuance of such hiring, engagement or employment, in the same manner as if he had been a member of such unlawful assembly, or himself had committed such offence.


Simply Put

Whosoever hires or engages or employees or promotes or schemes to hire, engage or employ any person to join or become a member of any unlawful assembly then such an offender shall be punishable as a member of such an unlawful assembly and any offence committed by such a member  regarding the hiring, engagement or employment will be punishable as if he himself has committed the offence or had been a member of such unlawful assembly while committing the offence.



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