section 178


178 Every one other than a peace officer engaged in the discharge of his duty who has in his possession in a public place or who deposits, throws or injects or causes to be deposited, thrown or injected in, into or near any place, (a) an offensive volatile substance that is likely to alarm, inconvenience, discommode or cause discomfort to any person or to cause damage to property, or (b) a stink or stench bomb or device from which any substance mentioned in paragraph (a) is or is capable of being liberated, is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.