Provision

Nothing is an offence which is done by a person who is, or who by reason of a mistake of fact and not by reason of a mistake of law in good faith believes himself to be, bound by law to do it.


Simply put

Nothing is an offence which is done by a person who is, or who by reason of a mistake of fact and not by reason of a mistake of law in good faith believes himself to be, bound by law to do it.This section explains about nothing will be an offence when a person does something in good faith and believes himself to be bound by law to do it, the reason must be mistake of fact and not mistake of law (mistake of law is no excuse, mistake of fact is).



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