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



Description of IPC Section 471

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


Punishment : Same as for Forgery of such document


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Offence : When the forged document is a promissory note of the Central Government


Punishment : Same as for Forgery of such document


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 471


What offence is defined under IPC 471?

IPC 471 Offence: Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged.


What is the punishment for IPC 471 Case?

The punishment for IPC 471 is Same as for Forgery of such document.


Is IPC 471 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 471 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 471 offence?

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Is IPC 471 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 471 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 471 be tried?

IPC 471 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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