SECTION 254 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Delivery of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered



Description of IPC Section 254

Whoever delivers to any other person as genuine or as a coin of a different description from what it is, or attempts to induce any person to receive as genuine, or as a different coin from what it is, any coin in respect of which he knows that any such operation as that mentioned in sections 246, 247, 248 or 249 has been performed, but in respect of which he did not, at the time when he took it into his possession, know that such operation had been performed, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years or with fine to an amount which may extend to ten times the value of the coin for which the altered coin is passed, or attempted to be passed.

Offence : Delivery to another of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or 10 x Value of Coin


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 254


What offence is defined under IPC 254?

IPC 254 Offence: Delivery to another of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be altered.


What is the punishment for IPC 254 Case?

The punishment for IPC 254 is 2 Years or Fine or 10 x Value of Coin.


Is IPC 254 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 254 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 254 offence?

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Is IPC 254 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 254 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 254 be tried?

IPC 254 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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