What are the offences relating to documents and property marks? What is the punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 477A, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 489A, 489B, 489C, 489D and 489E of Indian Penal Code 1860.

 

Offences relating to documents and property marks and punishment for the crime are defined under Section 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 477A, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 489A, 489B, 489C, 489D and 489E of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to these sections are:

 

CHAPTER XVIII - OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS

 

IPC Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

465 IPC

 

Forgery

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

 

466 IPC

 

Forgery of a record of a Court of Justice or of a Registrar of Births, etc., kept by a public servant

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

467 IPC

 

Forgery of a valuable security, will, or authority to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive any money, etc

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

When the valuable security is a promissory note of the Central Government

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

468 IPC

 

Forgery for the purpose of cheating

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

469 IPC

 

Forgery for the purpose of harming the reputation of any person or knowing that it is likely to be used for that purpose

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

471 IPC

 

Using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged

 

Punishment for forgery of such document

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

When the forged document is a promissory note of the Central Government

 

Punishment for forgery of such document

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

472 IPC

 

Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

473 IPC

 

Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable otherwise than under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

474 IPC

 

Having possession of a document, knowing it to be forged, with intent to use it as genuine; if the document is one of the description mentioned in section 466 of the Indian Penal Code

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If the document is one of the description mentioned in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

475 IPC

 

Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents described in section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

476 IPC

 

Counterfeiting a device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467 of the Indian penal Code, or possessing counterfeit marked material

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

477 IPC

 

Fraudulently destroying or defacing, or attempting to destroy or deface, or secreting a will, etc

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

477A IPC

 

Falsification of accounts

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

482 IPC

 

Using a false property with intent or injure any person

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

483 IPC

 

Counterfeiting a property mark used by another, with intent to cause damage or injury

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

484 IPC

 

Counterfeiting property mark used by a public servant, or any mark used by him to denote the manufacture, quality, etc., of any property

 

Imprisonment for 3 years and fine

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

485 IPC

 

Fraudulently making or having possession of any die, plate or other instrument for counterfeiting any public or private Property mark

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

486 IPC

 

Knowingly selling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

487 IPC

 

Fraudulently making a false mark upon any package or receptacle containing goods, with intent to cause it to be believed that it contains goods which it does not contain, etc

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

488 IPC

 

Making use of any such false mark

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

489 IPC

 

Removing, destroying or defacing property mark with intent to cause injury

 

Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

489A IPC

 

Counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

489B IPC

 

Using as genuine forged or counterfeit currency-notes or bank-notes

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

489C IPC

 

Possession of forged or counterfeit or currency-notes or bank-notes

 

Imprisonment for 7 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Court of Session

 

489D IPC

 

Making or possessing machinery, instrument or material for forging or counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes

 

Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

489E IPC

 

Making or using documents resembling currency-notes or bank-notes

 

Fine of 100 rupees

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

   

On refusal to disclose the name and address of the printer

 

Fine of 200 rupees

 

Non-cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 
 

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES UNDER INDIAN PENAL CODE 1860

Chapter V Abetment - Section 109, 110, 111, 113, 114, 115,116, 117, 118, 119, 120 of IPC

Chapter VA Criminal Conspiracy - Section 120B of IPC

Chapter VI Offences against the State - Section 121, 121a, 122, 123, 124, 124a, 125,,126, 127, 128, 129 and 130 of IPC

Chapter VII Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force - Section 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138 and 140 of IPC

Chapter VIII Offences against public tranquility - Section 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 153A, 153B, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159 and 160 of IPC

Chapter IX Offences by or relating to public servants - Sections 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 165A, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170 of 171 IPC

Chapter IVA offences relating to elections - Sections 171E, 171F, 171G, 171H and 171I of IPC

Chapter X Contempt of the lawful authority of pubic servants - Sections 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216 of IPC

Chapter XI False evidence and offences against public Justice - Sections 216A, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 225A, 225B, 227, 228, 228A, 229 of IPC

Chapter XII Offences relating to Coin and Government Stamps - Section 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 263A of IPC

Chapter XIII Offences relating to Weights and Measures - Section 264, 265, 266, 267 of IPC

Chapter XIV Offences affecting public health, safety, convenience, decency and morals - Sections 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 294A of IPC

Chapter XV Offences Relating to Religion - Section 295, 295A, 296, 297 and 298 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 302, 303, 304, 304A, 304B, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318
 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348 of IPC

Chapter XVI Offences affecting human body - Section 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 363A, 364, 364A, 365, 366, 366A, 366B, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 376, 376A, 376B, 376C, 376D, 377 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 379, 380, 381, 382, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 403, 404, 406, 407, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439 and 440 of IPC

Chapter XVII Offences against Property - Section 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462 of IPC

Chapter XVIII Offences relating to documents and to property marks - Section 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 477A, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 489A, 489B, 489C, 489D and 489E of IPC

Chapter XIX Criminal Breach of Contract of Service - Section 491 of IPC

Chapter XX Offences relating to Marriage - Section 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498 of IPC

Chapter XX A cruelty by husband or relatives of husband - Section 498A of IPC

Chapter XXI Defamation - Section 500, 501, 502 of IPC

Chapter XII Criminal Intimidation, Insult and Annoyance - Section 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510 of IPC

Chapter XIII Attempts to commit offences - Section 511 of IPC

 

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