Provision

Whoever unlawfully or negligently does any act which is, and which he knows or has reason to believe to be, likely to spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

The section states that whoever either unlawfully or negligently does any act which is likely to spread the infection of any such disease as is dangerous to life and about which he has knowledge or he has reason to believe to be so, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to six months, or with fine, or with both.



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