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


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 199 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 199 related FAQs
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.


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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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