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SECTION 237 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Import or export of counterfeit coin


Last Updated: 01 Feb, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 237
  2. IPC 237 in Simple Words
  3. IPC Section 237 related FAQs

Description of IPC Section 237

According to section 237 of Indian penal code, Whoever imports into India, or exports therefrom, any counterfeit coin, knowingly or having reason to believe that the same is counterfeit, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.



IPC 237 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 237 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone knowingly imports or exports any counterfeit coin into or from India, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to three years and fined.

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Description. Whoever imports into India, or exports therefrom, any counterfeit coin, knowingly or having reason to believe that the same is counterfeit, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Offence : Import or export of counterfeit coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit


Punishment : 3 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





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