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304. Whoever commits culpable homicide not amounting to murder shall be punished—

(a) with imprisonment for a term which may extend to*thirty years, and shall also be liable to fine, if the act by which the death is caused is done with the intention of causing death, or of causing such bodily injury as is likely to cause death; or

(b) with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years or with fine or with both, if the act is done with the knowledge that it is likely to cause death, but without any intention to cause death, or to cause such bodily injury as is likely to cause death.

*NOTE–Previously “twenty years” –see section 6 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2003 [Act A1210].