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





FAQ's on IPC Section 244


What offence is defined under IPC 244?

IPC 244 Offence: Person employed in a Mint causing coin to be of a different weight or composition from that fixed by law.


What is the punishment for IPC 244 Case?

The punishment for IPC 244 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 244 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 244 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 244 offence?

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Is IPC 244 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 244 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 244 be tried?

IPC 244 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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