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SECTION 208 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Fraudulently suffering decree for sum not due


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 208 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 208 related FAQs
Whoever fraudulently causes or suffers a decree or order to be passed against him at the suit of any person for a sum not due or for a larger sum than is due to such person or for any property or interest in property to which such person is not entitled, or fraudulently causes or suffers a decree or order to be executed against him after it has been falsified, or for anything in respect of which it has been satisfied, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.



IPC 208 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 208 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone fraudulently causes or allows a court decree or order to be passed against them for an amount or property that is not owed or has already been satisfied, they can be punished with imprisonment up to two years, or fined, or both.


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Offence : Fraudulently suffering a decree to pass for a sum not due, or suffering decree to be executed after it has been satisfied


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Anyone who fraudulently causes a judgment or order against him to be made at a suit brought by another person, for a sum that is not due to the other person or a higher sum than what is due to them or for property or an interest in property which they are not entitled to or causes or allows a...





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