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


Last Updated: 01 Mar, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 246
  2. IPC 246 in Simple Words
  3. IPC Section 246 related FAQs

Description of IPC Section 246

According to section 246 of Indian penal code, 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.



IPC 246 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 246 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone fraudulently or dishonestly alters the weight or composition of a coin, they can be imprisoned for up to three years and fined.

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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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Which section of IPC is offence?

And in sections 141, 176, 177, 201, 202, 212, 216 and 441, the word offence has the same meaning when the thing punishable under the special or local law is punishable under such law with imprisonment for a term of six months or upwards, whether with or without fine.]