Whoever wages war against the Government of any Asiatic Power in alliance or at peace with the [Government of India] or attempts to wage such war, or abets the waging of such war, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], to which fine may be added, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, to which fine may be added, or with fine.
- Whosoever wags war or
- attempts to wage war or
- abets the waging of such war against the Government that is in alliance with Government of India
- Then such an offender shall be punished with the term of imprisonment of seven years to which fine may be added or can be charged with fine only.