What are the offences relating to weights and measures? Classification of offences under Section 264, 265, 266 and 267 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences relating to weights and measures under Section 264, 265, 266 and 267 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to elections are:

 

 

 CHAPTER XIII - OFFENCES RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

 

Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

264 IPC

 

Fraudulent use of false instrument for weighing

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate.

 

265 IPC

 

Fraudulent use of false weight or measure

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

266 IPC

 

Being in possession of false weight or measures for fraudulent use

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

267 IPC

 

Making or selling false weights or measures for fraudulent use

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

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