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SECTION 275 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Sale of adulterated drugs


Last Updated: 01 Mar, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 275
  2. IPC 275 in Simple Words
  3. IPC Section 275 related FAQs

Description of IPC Section 275

According to section 275 of Indian penal code, Whoever, knowing any drug or medical preparation to have been adulterated in such a manner as to lessen its efficacy, to change its operation, or to render it noxious, sells the same, or offers or exposes it for sale, or issues it from any dispensary for medicinal purposes as unadulterated, or causes it to be used for medicinal purposes by any person not knowing of the 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.



IPC 275 in Simple Words

According to section 275 of the Indian Penal Code, if anyone knowingly sells or offers adulterated drugs or medical preparations as unadulterated, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to six months, or a fine of up to one thousand rupees, or both.

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Anyone who, after knowing that a drug or medical preparation has been altered in a way to reduce its effectiveness, change its operation or make it noxious sells, offers, exposes, or distributes it, or releases it from a dispensary as unadulterated or causes it to...


Offence : Offering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





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What is Section 276 of the IPC?

Anyone who knowingly sells or offers for sale or exposes to the public for sale or issues from a pharmacy for medicinal purposes any drug or preparation as a drug or preparation of a different kind shall be punished by imprisonment for a period that may extend up to six months or a fine which can extend up to...


What is Section 273 of the IPC?

Anyone who sells or offers for sale any article that has been rendered noxious or in an unfit state for food or beverage, knowing or believing it to be noxious for food or beverage, will be punished by imprisonment for either a period of time which is equal to the term for which they have reason to believe.


What is Section 274 of the IPC?

Adulterating any drug or preparation of medicine in a way that reduces its efficacy, changes the operation, or makes it noxious with the intention or knowledge that the drug or preparation will be used or sold for any medicinal purpose as it has been...


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