Provision

Whoever intentionally offers any insult, or causes any interruption to any public servant, while such public servant is sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding, shall be punished 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

Intentionally insulting or interrupting a public servant sitting in a judicial proceeding has been made a punishable offence under this section. The section says that whoever offers any insult to any public servant intentionally, or causes any interruption to him, during the course when such public servant is sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 6 months, or with fine extending up to one thousand rupees, or with both.



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