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1The Penal Code, 1860

( ACT NO. XLV OF 1860 )

Chapter XVI


Of Offences affecting Life

Causing death by negligence
2[304A. Whoever causes the death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 3[five] years, or with fine, or with both.]

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government”, “the Government” and “Taka” were substituted, for the words “Pakistan”, “Central or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government” or “the Provincial Government” or “Provincial Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 2
    Section 304A was inserted by section 12 of the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1870 (Act No. XXVII of 1870)
  • 3
    The word “five” was substituted, for the word “two” by section 4 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. X of 1982)
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