SECTION 471 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Using as genuine a forged document


Description

Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly uses as genuine any document which he knows or has reason to believe to be a forged document, shall be punished in the same manner as if he had forged such document.

Offence : Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged! When the forged document is a promissory note of the Central Government!


Punishment : Same as for Forgery of such document! Same as for Forgery of such document!


Cognizance : Cognizable! Cognizable!


Bail : Bailable! Bailable!


Triable : Magistrate First Class! Magistrate First Class!






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