Provision

Whoever, being in any manner entrusted with property, or with any dominion over property, dishonestly misappropriates or converts to his own use that property, or dishonestly uses or disposes of that property in violation of any direction of law prescribing the mode in which such trust is to be discharged, or of any legal contract, express or implied, which he has made touching the discharge of such trust, or wilfully suffers any other person so to do, commits "criminal breach of trust".


Simply put

This section defines the offence of criminal breach of trust. It says that whoever, being in any manner entrusted either with property or with any dominion over property, either dishonestly misappropriates or dishonestly converts to his own use that property, or either dishonestly uses or dishonestly disposes of that property in violation of any direction of law which has prescribed the mode in which such trust is to be discharged, or of any legal express or implied contract which he has made touching the discharge of such trust, or wilfully suffers any other person so to do, commits ‘criminal breach of trust.'



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