SECTION 262 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Using Government stamp known to have been before used



Description of IPC Section 262

According to section 262 of Indian penal code, Whoever, fraudulently or with intent to cause loss to the Government, uses for any purpose a stamp issued by Government for the purpose of revenue, which he knows to have been before used, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Using a Government stamp known to have been before used


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 262


What offence is defined under IPC 262?

IPC 262 Offence: Using a Government stamp known to have been before used.


What is the punishment for IPC 262 Case?

The punishment for IPC 262 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 262 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 262 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 262 offence?

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Is IPC 262 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 262 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 262 be tried?

IPC 262 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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