SECTION 240 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 240

According to section 240 of Indian penal code, Whoever having any counterfeit coin, which is a counterfeit of Indian coin, and which, at the time when he became possessed of it, he knew to be a counterfeit of Indian coin, fraudulently or with intent that fraud may be committed, delivers the same to any person, or attempts to induce any person to receive it, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Same with respect to Indian coin

Punishment : 10 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

FAQ's on IPC Section 240

What offence is defined under IPC 240?

IPC 240 Offence: Same with respect to Indian coin.

What is the punishment for IPC 240 Case?

The punishment for IPC 240 is 10 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 240 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 240 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 240 offence?

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Is IPC 240 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 240 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 240 be tried?

IPC 240 is tried in the court of Court of Session.

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