Offence Against The Public Tranquillity

Offences Sections

Unlawful assembly ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 141
Being member of unlawful assembly ………………………………………………………………………….. 142
Punishment …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 143
Joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon ……………………………………………….. 144
Joining or continuing in unlawful assembly, knowing it has been commanded to 145
Disperse …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Rioting …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 146
Punishment for rioting …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 147
Rioting armed with deadly weapon ……………………………………………………………………………… 148
Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of 149
common object …………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Hiring, or conniving at hiring, of persons to join unlawful assembly …………………………….. 150
Knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been 151
commanded to disperse ……………………………………………………………………………………..
Assaulting or obstructing public servant when suppressing riot, etc…………………………….. 152
Wantonly giving provocation, with intent to cause riot- 153
if rioting be committed; ………………………………………………………………………………………
if not committed …………………………………………………………………………………………………
Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, 153A
residence, language, etc. and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony ….
Offence committed in place of worship, etc. …………………………………………………………..
Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration ……………………………………………… 153B
Owner or occupier of land on which an unlawful assembly is held ………………………………….. 154
Liability of person for whose benefit riot is committed ……………………………………………………. 155
Liability of agent of owner or occupier for whose benefit riot is committed ……………………. 156
Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly ………………………………………………………… 157
Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot; or to go armed …………………………. 158
Affray ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 159
Punishment for committing affray ……………………………………………………………………………………. 160