SECTION 260 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit


Description

Whoever uses as genuine any stamp, knowing it to be a counterfeit of 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, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit


Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 260


What offence is defined under IPC 260?

Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit.


What is the punishment for IPC 260 Case?

The punishment for IPC 260 is 7 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 260 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 260 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 260 offence?

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Is IPC 260 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 260 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 260 be tried?

IPC 260 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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