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

 

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