Provision

Whoever knowingly or negligently conveys, or causes to be conveyed for hire, any person by water in any vessel, when that vessel is in such a state or so loaded as to endanger the life of that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both


Simply put

It says that whoever conveys either with knowledge or with negligence, or causes to be conveyed for hire, any person by water in any vessel when the state of that vessel is such as to endanger that person’s life or it is so loaded as to endanger his life, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to six months, or with fine extending up to one thousand rupees, or with both.



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