Provision

Whoever knowingly or negligently omits to take such order with any animal in his possession as is sufficient to guard against any probable danger to human life, or any probable danger of grievous hurt from such animal, 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

This section prohibits rash or negligent conduct with respect to animals. It says that whoever, with knowledge or negligently, makes an omission to take such order with any animal which he possesses as is sufficient to guard against any probable danger to human life, or any probable danger of grievous hurt from such animal, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.



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