SECTION 185 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Illegal purchase or bid for property offered for sale by authority of public servant



Description of IPC Section 185

According to section 185 of Indian penal code, Whoever, at any sale of property held by the lawful authority of a public servant, as such, purchases or bids for any property on account of any person, whether himself or any other, whom he knows to be under a legal incapacity to purchase that property at that sale, or bids for such property not intending to perform the obligations under which he lays himself by such bidding, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees, or with both.

Offence : Bidding, by a person under a legal incapacity to purchase it, for property at a lawfully authorized Sale, or bidding without intending to perform the obligations incurred thereby


Punishment : 1 Month or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 185


What offence is defined under IPC 185?

IPC 185 Offence: Bidding, by a person under a legal incapacity to purchase it, for property at a lawfully authorized Sale, or bidding without intending to perform the obligations incurred thereby.


What is the punishment for IPC 185 Case?

The punishment for IPC 185 is 1 Month or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 185 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 185 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 185 offence?

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Is IPC 185 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 185 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 185 be tried?

IPC 185 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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