SECTION 489C IPC - Indian Penal Code - Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes



Description of IPC Section 489C

According to section 489C of Indian penal code, Whoever has in his possession any forged or counterfeit currency-note or bank-note, knowing or having reason to believe the same to be forged or counterfeit and intending to use the same as genuine or that it may be used as genuine, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes


Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 489C


What offence is defined under IPC 489C?

IPC 489C Offence: Possession of forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes.


What is the punishment for IPC 489C Case?

The punishment for IPC 489C is 7 Years or Fine or Both.


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

IPC 489C is a Cognizable.


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

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Is IPC 489C bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 489C is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 489C be tried?

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


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