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Section 28 BNS| Section 28 Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS)

Updated: Feb 7

Section 28 BNS| Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS):


Consent known to be given under fear or misconception.


A consent is not such a consent as is intended by any section of this Sanhita,––


(a) if the consent is given by a person under fear of injury, or under a misconception

of fact, and if the person doing the act knows, or has reason to believe, that the consent was given in consequence of such fear or misconception; or


(b) if the consent is given by a person who, from unsoundness of mind, or intoxication, is unable to understand the nature and consequence of that to which he gives his consent; or


(c) unless the contrary appears from the context, if the consent is given by a person who is under twelve years of age.

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