Section 161 Railways Act, 1989

 Section 161 Railways Act, 1989: 

Negligently crossing unmanned level crossing.—If any person driving or leading a vehicle is negligent in crossing an unmanned level crossing, he shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to one year. Explanation.—For the purposes of this section, “negligence” in relation to any person driving or leading a vehicle in crossing an unmanned level crossing means the crossing of such level crossing by such person—

(a) without stopping or caring to stop the vehicle near such level crossing to observe whether any approaching rolling stock is in sight, or

(b) even while an approaching rolling stock is in sight.

Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 161 Railways Act, 1989:  

The Code Of Criminal Procedure,1889

Governor General In Council And  vs Mahabir Ram And Anr. on 14 May, 1952

Krishan Kumar vs State Of Haryana on 5 October, 2016

Cheedaraboyina Yesudayamma And  vs Union Of India (Uoi) And Anr. on 19 December, 2001

Hanumanthanayak vs State Of Karnataka By Railway on 29 February, 2016

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