SECTION 494 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Marrying again during lifetime of husband or wife



Description of IPC Section 494

Whoever, having a husband or wife living, marries in any case in which such marriage is void by reason of its taking place during the life of such husband or wife, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Marrying again during the life-time of a husband or wife


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 494


What offence is defined under IPC 494?

IPC 494 Offence: Marrying again during the life-time of a husband or wife.


What is the punishment for IPC 494 Case?

The punishment for IPC 494 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 494 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 494 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 494 offence?

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Is IPC 494 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 494 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 494 be tried?

IPC 494 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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