What is false evidence and offences against public justice? Classification of offences under Section 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215 and 216 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences of false evidences and offences against public justice under Section 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215 and 216 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to elections are:

 

 

 CHAPTER XI - FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

 

IPC Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

208 IPC

 

Fraudulently suffering a decree or to pass for a sum not due, or suffering decree to be executed after it has been satisfied

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

209 IPC

 

False claim in a Court of Justice

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

210 IPC

 

Fraudulently obtaining a decree for a sum not due, or causing a decree to be executed after it has been satisfied.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

211 IPC

 

False charge of offence made with intent to injure.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If offence charged be punishable with imprisonment for 7 years or upwards.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If offence charged be capital or punishable with imprisonment for life.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Court of Session.

 

212 IPC

 

Harbouring an offender, if the offence be capital

 

Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class.

   

If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for 1 year and not for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for a quarter of  the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

213 IPC

 

Taking gift, etc., to screen an offender from punishment if the offence be capital.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years

 

Imprisonment for a quarter of  the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

214 IPC

 

Offering gift or restoration of property in consideration of screening offender if the offence be capital.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine.

 

Non-Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for less than 10 years

 

Imprisonment for a quarter of  the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

 

Non-Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

215 IPC

 

Taking gift to help to recover movable property of which a person has been deprived by an offence without causing apprehension of offender.

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

216 IPC

 

Harbouring an offender who has escaped from custody, or whose apprehension has been ordered, if the offence be capital.

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for life or with imprisonment for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for 3 years with or without fine.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If punishable with imprisonment for 1 year and not for 10 years.

 

Imprisonment for a quarter of  the longest term, and of the description, provided for the offence, or fine, or both.

 

Cognizable

 

Non-cognizable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

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