SECTION 183 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant



Description of IPC Section 183

According to section 183 of Indian penal code, Whoever offers any resistance to the taking of any property by the lawful authority of any public servant, knowing or having reason to believe that he is such public servant, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Offence : Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 183


What offence is defined under IPC 183?

IPC 183 Offence: Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant.


What is the punishment for IPC 183 Case?

The punishment for IPC 183 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 183 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 183 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 183 offence?

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Is IPC 183 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 183 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 183 be tried?

IPC 183 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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