Provision

Whoever malignantly, or wantonly by doing anything which is illegal, gives provocation to any person intending or knowing it to be likely that such provocation will cause the offence of rioting to be committed, shall, if the offence of rioting be committed in consequence of such provocation, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both, and if the offence of rioting be not committed, with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.


Simply Put

By doing anything illegal whosoever maliciously or wantonly provokes any person with an intention or knowledge that such provocation would likely cause the offence of rioting.

If the offence of rioting is committed as a consequence of such provocation then such an offender will be charged with fine or imprisoned for one year or both.

If the offence of rioting is not committed then such an offender will be charged with fine and imprisoned for a term of six months or both.



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