Provision

Whoever throws or attempts to throw acid on any person or attempts to administer acid to any person, or attempts to use any other means, with the intention of causing permanent or partial damage or deformity or bums or maiming or disfigurement or disability or grievous hurt to that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than five years but which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

This section means if a person having an intention of throwing acid on another person which he knows will cause grevious hurt or to parts of a person does the act or attempts to do it, he shall he held liable under this section and will be imprisoned for a period of 5 years which can extend to 7 years, and fine.



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