SECTION 265 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Fraudulent use of false weight or measure



Description of IPC Section 265

Whoever, fraudulently uses any false weight or false measure of length or capacity, or fraudulently uses any weight or any measure of length or capacity as a different weight or measure from what it is, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Fraudulent use of false weight or measure


Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 265


What offence is defined under IPC 265?

IPC 265 Offence: Fraudulent use of false weight or measure.


What is the punishment for IPC 265 Case?

The punishment for IPC 265 is 1 Year or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 265 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 265 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 265 offence?

Use LawRato for filing/defending your case under IPC 265 with the help of best criminal lawyers near you.


Is IPC 265 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 265 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 265 be tried?

IPC 265 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



Related Topics