Previously Section 305 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Changes: ‘Mental illness’ used for ‘Insane person’

If any person under eighteen years of age, any person with mental illness, any delirious person or any person in a state of intoxication, commits suicide, whoever abets the commission of such suicide, shall be punished with death or imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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