Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007
Chapter VI: Offences and Procedure for Trial
24. Exposure and abandonment of senior citizen.-
Whoever, having the care or protection of senior citizen leaves, such senior citizen in any place with the intention of wholly abandoning such senior citizen, shall be punishable with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months or fine which may extend to five thousand rupees or with both.