Provision

Whoever commits the offence defined in the last preceding section without the consent of the woman, whether the woman is quick with child or not, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

In the offence under Section 313, there is no consent of pregnant woman, hence only the person who causes the abortion is punished This offence is an aggravated form of the offence and it is considered a much more grave offence, it is punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 10 years and shall also be liable to fine.



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