SECTION 489B IPC - Indian Penal Code - Using as genuine, forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes



Description of IPC Section 489B

Whoever sells to, or buys or receives from, any other person, or otherwise traffics in or uses as genuine, any forged or counterfeit currency-note or bank-note, knowing or having reason to believe the same to be forged or counterfeit, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Using as genuine forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes


Punishment : Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 489B


What offence is defined under IPC 489B?

IPC 489B Offence: Using as genuine forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes.


What is the punishment for IPC 489B Case?

The punishment for IPC 489B is Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 489B cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 489B is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 489B offence?

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Is IPC 489B bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 489B is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 489B be tried?

IPC 489B is tried in the court of Court of Session.



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