Whenever any person who if absent would be liable to be punished as an abettor, is present when the act or offence for which he would be punishable in consequence of the abetment is committed, he shall be deemed to have committed such act or offence.

Simply Put

Whenever the abettor who if absent will be punished as a consequence of the abetment, is present at the time when the act or offence was committed then the abettor shall be considered to have committed such an act or offence.

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