SECTION 181 IPC - Indian Penal Code - False statement on oath or affirmation to public servant or person authorized to administer an oath or affirmation



Description of IPC Section 181

Whoever, being legally bound by an oath or affirmation to state the truth on any subject to any public servant or other person authorized by law to administer such oath or affirmation, makes, to such public servant or other person as aforesaid, touching that subject, any statement which is false, and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Knowingly stating to a public servant, on oath as True that which is false


Punishment : 3 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 181


What offence is defined under IPC 181?

IPC 181 Offence: Knowingly stating to a public servant, on oath as True that which is false.


What is the punishment for IPC 181 Case?

The punishment for IPC 181 is 3 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 181 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 181 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 181 offence?

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Is IPC 181 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 181 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 181 be tried?

IPC 181 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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