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Arun Maalik
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As we know that the overriding method must not throw checked exceptions that are new or broader than those decleared by the overriden method.

Here what does mean by the new or broader


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Arun kumar maalik
Keith Lynn
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A new exception means an exception which is not a subclass of one listed in the superclass method's throws clause.

A broader exception means a superclass of an exception listed in the superclass method's throws clause.
 
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