SECTION 477A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Falsification of accounts


Description

Whoever, being a clerk, officer or servant, or employed or acting in the capacity of a clerk, officer or servant, willfully, and with intent to defraud, destroys, alters, mutilates or falsifies any book, paper, writing, valuable security or account which belongs to or is in the possession of his employer, or has been received by him for or on behalf of his employer, or willfully, and with intent to defraud, makes or abets the making of any false entry in, or omits or alters or abets the omission or alteration of any material particular from or in any such book, paper, writing, valuable security or account, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Falsification of accounts


Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 477A


What offence is defined under IPC 477A?

Falsification of accounts.


What is the punishment for IPC 477A Case?

The punishment for IPC 477A is 7 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 477A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 477A is a Non-Cognizable.


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Is IPC 477A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 477A is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 477A be tried?

IPC 477A is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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