SECTION 246 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of coin


Description

Whoever, fraudulently or dishonestly performs on any coin any operation which diminishes the weight or alters the composition of that coin, 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 : Fraudulently diminishing the weight or altering the composition of any coin


Punishment : 3 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class






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