SECTION 259 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Having possession of counterfeit Government stamp


Description

Whoever has in his possession any stamp which he knows to be a counterfeit of any stamp issued by Government for the purpose of revenue, intending to use, or dispose of the same as a genuine stamp, or in order that it may be used as a genuine stamp, 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 a counterfeit Government stamp


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 259


What offence is defined under IPC 259?

IPC 259 Offence: Having possession of a counterfeit Government stamp.


What is the punishment for IPC 259 Case?

The punishment for IPC 259 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 259 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 259 is a Cognizable.


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Is IPC 259 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 259 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 259 be tried?

IPC 259 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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