314. Death caused by act done with intent to cause miscarriage.

Whoever, with intent to cause the miscarriage of a woman with child, does any act which causes the death of such woman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine;
If act done without woman’s consent- And if the act is done without the consent of the woman, shall be punished either with imprisonment for life, or with the punishment above mentioned.

Explanation-
It is not essential to this offence that the offender should know that the act is likely to cause death.

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Para I:
Punishment—Imprisonment for 10 years and fine—Cognizable—Non-
bailable—Triable by Court of Session—Non-compoundable.
Para II: Punishment—Imprisonment for life, or as above—Cognizable—Non- bailable—Triable by Court of Session—Non-compoundable.

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