SECTION 231 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Counterfeiting coin

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 231

According to section 231 of Indian penal code, Whoever counterfeits or knowingly performs any part of the process of counterfeiting coin, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 231 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 231 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone counterfeits or is involved in any step of counterfeiting coins, they can be imprisoned for up to seven years and fined.

Offence : Counterfeiting, or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting coin

Punishment : 7 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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What offence is defined under IPC 231?

IPC 231 Offence: Counterfeiting, or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting coin.

What is the punishment for IPC 231 Case?

The punishment for IPC 231 is 7 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 231 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 231 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 231 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 231 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 231 be tried?

IPC 231 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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