Provision

Whoever does any act under such circumstances, that if he thereby caused death he would be guilty of culpable homicide, and does by such act cause the death of a quick unborn child, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply Put

This section punishes causing death of a quick unborn child by an act amounting to culpable homicide. It says that whoever does any act under such circumstances that causing death by such act would amount to culpable homicide, and he causes the death of a quick unborn child by such act, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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