What is Forgery of record of court or of public register, etc? What is making a false document? What is Forgery of valuable security, will, etc? What is Forgery for purpose of cheating? What is forgery for the purpose of harming reputation? Section 466, 467, 468 and 469 of Indian Penal Code 1860.

Forgery of court record or public register, making false document, forgery of valuable security, will etc, forgery for the purpose of cheating etc are defined under Section 466, 467, 468  and 469 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:

 

Section 466 of Indian Penal Code. "Forgery of record of court or of public register, etc"

Whoever forges a document, purporting to be a record or proceeding of or in a Court of Justice, or a register of birth, baptism, marriage or burial, or a register kept by a public servant as such, or a certificate or document purporting to be made by a public servant in his official capacity, or an authority to institute or defend a suit, or to take any proceedings therein, or to confess judgement, or a power of attorney, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

 Section 467 of Indian Penal Code. "Forgery of valuable security, will, etc"

Whoever forges a document which purports to be a valuable security or a will, or an authority to adopt a son, or which purports to give authority to any person to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive the principal, interest or dividends thereon, or to receive or deliver any money, movable property, or valuable security, or any document purporting to be an acquaintance or receipt acknowledging the payment of money, or an acquittance or receipt for the delivery of any movable property or valuable security, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 468 of Indian Penal Code. "Forgery for purpose of cheating"

Whoever commits forgery, intending that the document forged shall be used for the purpose of cheating, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 469 of Indian Penal Code. "Forgery for purpose of harming reputation"

Whoever commits forgery, intending that the document forged shall harm the reputation of any party, or knowing that it is likely to be used for that purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine

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Section 463, 464 and 465 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is Forgery? What is making a false document? What is the punishment for forgery?

Section 466, 467, 468 and 469 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is Forgery of record of court or of public register, etc? What is making a false document? What is Forgery of valuable security, will, etc? What is Forgery for purpose of cheating? What is forgery for the purpose of harming reputation?

 

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