SECTION 257 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp


Description

Whoever makes or performs any part of the process of making, or buys, or sells, or disposes of, any instrument 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 : Making, buying or selling instrument 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 257


What offence is defined under IPC 257?

Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting a Government stamp.


What is the punishment for IPC 257 Case?

The punishment for IPC 257 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 257 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 257 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 257 offence?

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Is IPC 257 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 257 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 257 be tried?

IPC 257 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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