SECTION 256 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Having possession of instrument or material for counterfeiting Government stamp


Description

Whoever has in his possession any instrument or material for the purpose of being used, or knowing or having reason to believe that it is intended to be used, for the purpose of counterfeiting any stamp issued by Government for the purpose of revenue, 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 : Having possession of an instrument or material for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 256


What offence is defined under IPC 256?

Having possession of an instrument or material for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp.


What is the punishment for IPC 256 Case?

The punishment for IPC 256 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 256 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 256 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 256 offence?

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Is IPC 256 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 256 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 256 be tried?

IPC 256 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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