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!





FAQ's on IPC Section 471


What offence is defined under IPC 471?

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


What is the punishment for IPC 471 Case?

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


Is IPC 471 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 471 is a Cognizable! Cognizable! .


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Is IPC 471 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 471 is a Bailable! Bailable! offence.


In what court can IPC 471 be tried?

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



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