SECTION 463 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Forgery

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 463 in Simple Words
Whoever makes any false document or part of a document with intent to cause damage or injury, to the public or to any person, or to support any claim or title, or to cause any person to part with property, or to enter into any express or implied contract, or with intent to commit fraud or that fraud may be committed, commits forgery.

IPC 463 in Simple Words

Forgery is committed when someone creates a false document or part of a document with the intention to cause harm, deceive others, support a claim, acquire property, or engage in fraudulent activities.

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What is the difference between Section 463 and 464 IPC?

The Indian Penal Code 1860, Section 464, defines forgery as an offense. It also explains when a fake document can be considered to have been created for the purpose to commit an offence under Section 463.