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SECTION 163 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Rep. by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (49 of 1988), s. 31.


Last Updated: 01 May, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 163 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 163 related FAQs
Repealed by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988



IPC 163 in Simple Words

Section 163 of the Indian Penal Code was removed from the law by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.


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Offence : Taking a gratification for the exercise of personal influence with a public servant


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



The section 163 of the IPC is concerned with anyone who accepts, obtains, agrees to accept, or attempts to achieve any gratification by inducing or exercising personal influence on any public servant.





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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Section 163 in law?

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What are the IPC sections for corruption?

Section 31 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 (49 or 88), 31.] Section 161 - Being or expecting to become a public servant and receiving a reward other than a legal remuneration for an official act. Section 162-Taking an illegal or corrupt gratification to influence a public official.


What is illegal gratification in IPC?

According to section 161 (Indian Penal Code), a person who accepts illegal gratification for the purpose of rendering service with any public employee is guilty of this offence.


What is IPC Act 167?

IPC Section 167: Public servant who frames an incorrect document with the intent to cause harm