SECTION 244 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that fixed by law


Description

Whoever, being employed in any mint lawfully established in India, does any act, or omits what he is legally bound to do, with the intention of causing any coin issued from that mint to be of a different weight or composition from the weight or composition fixed by law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Person employed in a Mint causing coin to be of a different weight or composition from that fixed by law


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class






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