SECTION 476 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material


Description

Whoever counterfeits upon, or in the substance of, any material, any device or mark used for the purpose of authenticating any document other than the documents described in section 467 of this Code, intending that such device or mark shall be used for the purpose of giving the appearance of authenticity to any document then forged or thereafter to be forged on such material, or who with such intent, has in his possession any material upon or in the substance of which any such device or mark has been counterfeited, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 476


What offence is defined under IPC 476?

Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material.


What is the punishment for IPC 476 Case?

The punishment for IPC 476 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 476 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 476 is a Non-Cognizable.


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Is IPC 476 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 476 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 476 be tried?

IPC 476 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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