Provision

Whoever commits mischief by destroying or moving any light-house or other light used as a sea-mark, or any seamark or buoy or other thing placed as a guide for navigators, or by any act which renders any such light-house, sea-mark, buoy or other such thing as aforesaid less useful as a guide for navigators, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

The section states that:

  • whoever commits mischief by either destroying or moving any light-house or other light which is used as a sea-mark, or any sea-mark or buoy or other thing placed as a guide for navigators, or
  • by any act which renders any such light-house, sea-mark, buoy or other such thing as mentioned above less useful as a guide for navigators,
  • Then such a person shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to seven years, or with fine, or with both.


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