What is cheating? What is cheating by personation? What is the punishment for cheating? Section 415, 416 and 417 of Indian Penal Code 1860.
Cheating, Cheating by personation and punishment for cheating are defined under Section 415, 416 and 417 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:
Section 415 of Indian Penal Code. "Cheating"
Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or
dishonestly induces the person so deceived to
deliver any property to any person, or to consent
that any person shall retain any property, or
intentionally induces the person so deceived to do
or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit
if he were not so deceived, and which act or
omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm
to that person in body, mind, reputation or
property, is said to "cheat".
(d) A, by tendering in
payment for an article a bill on a house with which A keeps on
money, and by which A expects that the bill will be dishonoured,
intentionally deceives Z, and thereby dishonestly induces Z to
deliver the article, intending not to pay for it.A cheats.
A person is said to
"cheat by personation" if he cheats by pretending to be some other
person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or
representing that he or any other person is a person other than he
or such other person really is.
Section 417 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for Cheating"
Whoever cheats shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.
CRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST
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