SECTION 501 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory


Description

Whoever prints or engraves any matter, knowing or having good reason to believe that such matter is defamatory of any person, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory 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! Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory, 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 501


What offence is defined under IPC 501?

Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory 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! Printing or engraving matter knowing it to be defamatory, in any other case! .


What is the punishment for IPC 501 Case?

The punishment for IPC 501 is Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both! Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both! .


Is IPC 501 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 501 is a Non-Cognizable! Non-Cognizable! .


How to file/defend your case for IPC 501 offence?

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Is IPC 501 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 501 is a Bailable! Bailable! offence.


In what court can IPC 501 be tried?

IPC 501 is tried in the court of Court of Session! Magistrate First Class! .



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