SECTION 496 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Marriage ceremony fraudulently gone through without lawful marriage


Description

Whoever, dishonestly or with a fraudulent intention, goes through the ceremony of being married, knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married, 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 : A person with fraudulent intention going through the ceremony of being married knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class






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