SECTION 281 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Exhibition of false light, mark or buoy

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 281

According to section 281 of Indian penal code, Whoever exhibits any false light, mark or buoy, intending or knowing it to be likely that such exhibition will mislead any navigator, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

IPC 281 in Simple Words

According to section 281 of the Indian Penal Code, if anyone displays a false light, mark, or buoy with the intention to mislead navigators, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to seven years, or a fine, or both.

Offence : Exhibition of a false light, mark or buoy

Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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What offence is defined under IPC 281?

IPC 281 Offence: Exhibition of a false light, mark or buoy.

What is the punishment for IPC 281 Case?

The punishment for IPC 281 is 7 Years or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 281 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 281 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 281 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 281 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 281 be tried?

IPC 281 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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