Section 357 BNS Bare Act

Section 357 BNS Bare Act As per the Government of India

Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS)

357. Breach of contract to attend on and supply wants of helpless person.— Whoever, being bound by a lawful contract to attend on or to supply the wants of any person who, by reason of youth, or of unsoundness of mind, or of a disease or bodily weakness, is helpless or incapable of providing for his own safety or of supplying his own wants, voluntarily omits so to do, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with both.


  1. Is Section 357 BNS Bailable or Non-Bailable?
  2. Is Section 357 BNS Cognizable or Not?
  3. What is the Punishment Under Section 357 BNS?
  4. Section 356 BNS
  5. Section 355 BNS
1) Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita pdf 2023
2) Section 357 BNS Bare Act
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