Nothing is an offence by reason of any harm which it may causes to a person for whose benefit it is done in good faith, even without that person's consent, if the circumstances are such that it is impossible for that person to signify consent, or if that person is incapable of giving consent, and has no guardian or other person in lawful charge of him from whom it is possible to obtain consent in time for the thing to be done with benefit Provisos.-First.-That this exception shall not extend to the intentional causing of death or the attempting to cause death;
Secondly.-That this exception shall not extend to the doing of anything which the person doing it knows to be likely to cause death, for any purpose other than the preventing of death or grievous hurt, or the curing of any grievous disease or infirmity;
Thirdly.-That this exception shall not extend to the
voluntary causing of hurt, or to the attempting to cause hurt, for any purpose other than the preventing of death or hurt;
Fourthly.-That this exception shall not extend to the abetment of any offence, to the committing of which offence it would not extend.
This section means if a person does an act for someone else's benefit without taking that person's consent for the reason that the person is unable to give consent, or if no gurdain or lawful incharge of that person is available to give consent, then the act committed by person in good faith will not be an offence. For eg, A is caught in fire with his child unable to find no other way A threw his child away from fire, child got hurt by hitting hard on head, but is alive which saved the child's life so it wont be an offence.
First, this section doesn't extend to intentionally causig death or intentionally causing grevious hurt.
Second, This exception shall not extend to the point where the act comitting is likely to cause death or grevious death, unless it's done to prevent death or grevious hurt, or for curing grevious disease.
Third, this section shall not extend to the point were causing hurt is voluntary for any purpose other then preventing death or hurt.
Fourth, this exception shall not extend to abetment of any offence.