SECTION 199 IPC - Indian Penal Code - False statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 199

According to section 199 of Indian penal code, Whoever, in any declaration made or subscribed by him, which declaration any Court of Justice, or any public servant or other person, is bound or authorized by law to receive as evidence of any fact, makes any statement which is false, and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, touching any point material to the object for which the declaration is made or used, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence.

IPC 199 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 199 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone makes a false statement in a declaration used as evidence in court or by a public servant, they will be punished as if they had given false evidence.

Offence : False statement made in any declaration which by law receivable as evidence

Punishment : As for False Evidence

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : As for False Evidence

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What offence is defined under IPC 199?

IPC 199 Offence: False statement made in any declaration which by law receivable as evidence.

What is the punishment for IPC 199 Case?

The punishment for IPC 199 is As for False Evidence.

Is IPC 199 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 199 is a Non-Cognizable.

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Is IPC 199 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 199 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 199 be tried?

IPC 199 is tried in the court of As for False Evidence.

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