Trespasser in torts
(Querist) 25 August 2015
This query is : Resolved
If a proper warning is given about a dog and trespaaers wl be prosecuted...and a minor who can read the notice but still trespaases and the dog bites him..then would the owner be prosecuted???
Also the minor's age is between 7-12
Rajendra K Goyal
(Expert) 26 August 2015
According to legal experts, in a case of dog bite, a case can be registered under section 110 of Punjab Municipal Act or section 289 of IPC.
Times of India news Item dated 11.04.2015:
NAINITAL: In an unprecedented order, the Uttarakhand high court on Thursday directed that any victim of a dog bite be given Rs 2 lakh as compensation.
It also mandated that the compensation amount, which is to be equally shared by the respective municipal corporation of a district and the state government, should be paid within a week of the person being bitten.