SECTION 175 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Omission to produce document to public servant by person legally bound to produce it



Description of IPC Section 175

Whoever, being legally bound to produce or deliver up any document to any public servant, as such, intentionally omits so to produce or deliver up the same, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both;

or, if the document is to be produced or delivered up to a Court of Justice, with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Offence : Intentionally omitting to produce a document to a public servant by a person legally bound to produce deliver such document


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate



Offence : If the document is required to be produced in or delivered to a court of Justice


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 175


What offence is defined under IPC 175?

IPC 175 Offence: Intentionally omitting to produce a document to a public servant by a person legally bound to produce deliver such document.


What is the punishment for IPC 175 Case?

The punishment for IPC 175 is Simple Imprisonment for 1 Month or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 175 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 175 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 175 offence?

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Is IPC 175 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 175 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 175 be tried?

IPC 175 is tried in the court of Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate.



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