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





FAQ's on IPC Section 496


What offence is defined under IPC 496?

IPC 496 Offence: A person with fraudulent intention going through the ceremony of being married knowing that he is not thereby lawfully married.


What is the punishment for IPC 496 Case?

The punishment for IPC 496 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 496 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 496 is a Non-Cognizable.


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Is IPC 496 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 496 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 496 be tried?

IPC 496 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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