Provision

Whoever absconds in order to avoid being served with a summons, notice or order proceeding from any public servant legally competent, as such public servant, to issue such summons, notice or order, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both; or, if the summons or notice or order is to attend in person or by agent, or to produce a document in a Court of Justice, with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.


Simply Put

  • Whosoever absconds to avoid being served  summons, notice or other proceedings from a public servant then such an offender shall be punished with imprisonment that may extend to one month or with fine that may extend to five hundred rupees or with both
  • And if the notice or summons is to attend in person or by agent or to produce a document in a court of justice then the offender shall be punished with imprisonment that may extend up to six months or with fine that may extend to one thousand rupees or with both.


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