Provision

Where several persons are engaged or concerned in the commission of a criminal act, they may be guilty of different offences by means of that act.

Simply Put

This section means when several persons are engaged in a criminal act they may be guilty of different offences by commission of their acts. For eg X & Y are engaged in a fight with Z, Z said offensive words against X's wife provoking X to attack him, and Y having ill will against Z also assists X in the act. Both will be tried differently.


You might like reading these


Have a Legal Issue?

Get connected to the Best Lawyers and Chartered Accountants Near You!