SECTION 180 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Refusing to sign statement


Whoever refuses to sign any statement made by him, when required to sign that statement by a public servant legally competent to require that he shall sign that statement, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

Offence : Refusing to sign statement made to a public servant when legally required to do so

Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 3 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

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