SECTION 488 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for making use of any such false mark

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 488

According to section 488 of Indian penal code, Whoever makes use of any such false mark in any manner prohibited by the last foregoing section shall, unless he proves that he acted without intent to defraud, be punished as if he had committed an offence against that section.

Offence : Making use of any such false mark

Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 488?

IPC 488 Offence: Making use of any such false mark.

What is the punishment for IPC 488 Case?

The punishment for IPC 488 is 3 Years or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 488 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 488 is a Non-Cognizable.

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Is IPC 488 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 488 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 488 be tried?

IPC 488 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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