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



Description of IPC Section 489B

According to section 489B of Indian penal code, 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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