SECTION 209 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Dishonesty making false claim in Court

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 209 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 209 related FAQs
Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly, or with intent to injure or annoy any person, makes in a Court of Justice any claim which he knows to be false, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 209 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 209 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone makes a false claim in a Court of Justice with the intention to deceive or harm someone, they can be punished with imprisonment up to two years and fined.

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Offence : False claim in a court of Justice

Punishment : 2 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 209 of IPC?

Anyone who falsely claims in court, whether fraudulently, dishonestly or with the intent to harm or annoy anyone, will be punished by imprisonment of any description, up to a maximum of two years. They may also be fined.

What is Section 209 of the CrPC?

CrPC Article 209. Commitment of cases to Court of Session where offence can be tried exclusively by them.

What is Section 206 of the IPC?

IPC Section 206: Fraudulent removal of or concealment to property in order to prevent seizure or execution

What is the IPC for perjury?

False Evidence is the crime in question. False evidence is dealt with in Section 191 of IPC. This involves making a false declaration under oath that he knows to be false, but still does it. [3] Section 193 of the IPC would extend punishment up to seven years and fine.