Whoever commits depredation, or makes preparations to commit depredation, on the territories of any Power in alliance or at peace with the [Government of India], shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine and to forfeiture of any property used or intended to be used in committing such depredation, or acquired by such depredation.

Simply Put

  • Whosoever devastates or makes preparation to cause pillage on the territory of any country who is an ally as well as at peace with the Government of India then such an offender shall be punished with imprisonment for the term that might extend up to seven years and
  • such offender shall also be liable to pay fine and
  • any property acquired or intended to be utilized or utilized by the offenders for causing such pillage will be seized by the government of India.

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