SECTION 500 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for defamation


Description

Whoever defames another shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Defamation against the President or the Vice-president or the Governor of a State or Administrator of a Union Territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor! Defamation in any other case!


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both! Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both!


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable! Non-Cognizable!


Bail : Bailable! Bailable!


Triable : Court of Session! Magistrate First Class!





FAQ's on IPC Section 500


What offence is defined under IPC 500?

Defamation against the President or the Vice-president or the Governor of a State or Administrator of a Union Territory or a Minister in respect of his conduct in the discharge of his public functions when instituted upon a complaint made by the Public Prosecutor! Defamation in any other case! .


What is the punishment for IPC 500 Case?

The punishment for IPC 500 is Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both! Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both! .


Is IPC 500 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 500 is a Non-Cognizable! Non-Cognizable! .


How to file/defend your case for IPC 500 offence?

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Is IPC 500 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 500 is a Bailable! Bailable! offence.


In what court can IPC 500 be tried?

IPC 500 is tried in the court of Court of Session! Magistrate First Class! .



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