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Section 482 BNSS|Section 482 of Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita |Bare Act| Anticipatory Bail BNSS

Updated: Jun 2

Section 482 of The Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS)|Anticipatory Bail|Bare Act


Direction for grant of bail to person apprehending arrest.


(1) When any person has reason to believe that he may be arrested on an accusation of having committed a non-bailable offence, he may apply to the High Court or the Court of Session for a direction under this section; and that Court may, if it thinks fit, direct that in the event of such arrest, he shall be released on bail.

(2) When the High Court or the Court of Session makes a direction under sub-section (1), it may include such conditions in such directions in the light of the facts of

the particular case, as it may think fit, including—

(i) a condition that the person shall make himself available for interrogation by a police officer as and when required;

(ii) a condition that the person shall not, directly or indirectly, make any inducement, threat or promise to any person acquainted with the facts of the case so

as to dissuade him from disclosing such facts to the Court or to any police officer;

(iii) a condition that the person shall not leave India without the previous permission of the Court;

(iv) such other condition as may be imposed under sub-section (3) of section 480, as if the bail were granted under that section.


(3) If such person is thereafter arrested without warrant by an officer in charge of a police station on such accusation, and is prepared either at the time of arrest or at any time while in the custody of such officer to give bail, he shall be released on bail; and if a Magistrate taking cognizance of such offence decides that a warrant should be issued in the first instance against that person, he shall issue a bailable warrant in conformity with the direction of the Court under sub-section (1).


(4) Nothing in this section shall apply to any case involving the arrest of any person

on accusation of having committed an offence under sub-section (2) of section 65 or section 70 of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023.


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Links to important chapters of Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS):


Section 30 to Section 40 of BNSS (Provisions relating to Arrest starting from Section 35):




Section 144-163 (Section 144,145,146 and 147 relate maintenance proceedings):



Section 173-Section 187 (including section 173 relating to FIR):



Section 188 to Section 209 (including section 193 relating to chargesheet/police report):



Section 210 to Section 222 (including provisions relating to cognizance):




Section 482 BNSS|Section 482 of Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita |Bare Act| Anticipatory Bail BNSS

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