SECTION 229 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Personation of a juror or assessor

Last Updated: 01 Mar, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 229

According to section 229 of Indian penal code, Whoever, by personation or otherwise, shall intentionally cause, or knowingly suffer himself to be returned, empanelled or sworn as a juryman or assessor in any case in which he knows that he is not entitled by law to be so returned, empanelled or sworn, or knowing himself to have been so returned, empanelled or sworn contrary to law, shall voluntarily serve on such jury or as such assessor, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Personation of a juror or assessor

Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

FAQ's on IPC Section 229

What offence is defined under IPC 229?

IPC 229 Offence: Personation of a juror or assessor.

What is the punishment for IPC 229 Case?

The punishment for IPC 229 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 229 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 229 is a Non-Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 229 offence?

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Is IPC 229 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 229 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 229 be tried?

IPC 229 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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