SECTION 178 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it


Description

Whoever refuses to bind himself by an oath or affirmation to state the truth, when required so to bind himself by a public servant legally competent to require that he shall so bind himself, shall be punished 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 : Refusing oath when duly required to take oath by a public servant


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 178


What offence is defined under IPC 178?

IPC 178 Offence: Refusing oath when duly required to take oath by a public servant.


What is the punishment for IPC 178 Case?

The punishment for IPC 178 is Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 178 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 178 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 178 offence?

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Is IPC 178 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 178 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 178 be tried?

IPC 178 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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