SECTION 403 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Dishonest misappropriation of property

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 403 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 403 related FAQs
Whoever dishonestly misappropriates or converts to his own use any movable property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

IPC 403 in Simple Words

If someone dishonestly takes or uses someone else's movable property, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to two years, or fined, or both.

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Offence : Dishonest misappropriation of movable property, or converting it to one’s own use

Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 403 of the CRPC?

Description. Except as expressly provided in this Code, no party has the right to be personally heard or through a pleader by any Court exercising its power of revision. However, the Court can, if they think it appropriate, listen to any party personally or via a pleader when exercising these powers. 31 Oct 2022

What is 402 section in IPC?

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What is Section 404 of IPC?

According to Section 404, the Indian penal code, anyone who dishonestly misappropriates, or converts property to his use, knowing that the property belonged to a deceased individual at the time that the person died, and that it has not been in possession by any other person legally entitled to that possession since, is guilty of criminal offense.