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


Description

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





FAQ's on IPC Section 180


What offence is defined under IPC 180?

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


What is the punishment for IPC 180 Case?

The punishment for IPC 180 is Simple Imprisonment for 3 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 180 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 180 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 180 offence?

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Is IPC 180 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 180 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 180 be tried?

IPC 180 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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