SECTION 274 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Adulteration of drugs


Description

Whoever adulterates any drug or medical preparation in such a manner as to lessen the efficacy or change the operation of such drug or medical preparation, or to make it noxious, intending that it shall be sold or used for, or knowing it to be likely that it will be sold or used for, any medicinal purpose, as it had not undergone such adulteration, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

Offence : Adulterating any drug or medical preparation intended for sale so as to lessen its efficacy, or to change its operation, or to make it noxious


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 274


What offence is defined under IPC 274?

Adulterating any drug or medical preparation intended for sale so as to lessen its efficacy, or to change its operation, or to make it noxious.


What is the punishment for IPC 274 Case?

The punishment for IPC 274 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 274 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 274 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 274 offence?

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Is IPC 274 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 274 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 274 be tried?

IPC 274 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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