SECTION 267 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Making or selling false weight or measure

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 267

According to section 267 of Indian penal code, Whoever makes, sells or disposes of any instrument for weighing, or any weight, or any measure of length or capacity which he knows to be false, in order that the same may be used as true, or knowing that the same is likely to be used as true, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Making or selling false weights or measures for fraudulent use

Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 267?

IPC 267 Offence: Making or selling false weights or measures for fraudulent use.

What is the punishment for IPC 267 Case?

The punishment for IPC 267 is 1 Year or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 267 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 267 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 267 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 267 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 267 be tried?

IPC 267 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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