Whoever gives or fabricates false evidence intending thereby to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause, any person to be convicted of an offence which1 [by the law for the time being in force in 2 [India]] is not capital, but punishable with 3 [imprisonment for life], or imprisonment for a term of seven years or upwards, shall be punished as a person convicted of that offence would be liable to be punished.
A gives false evidence before a Court of Justice, intending thereby to cause Z to be convicted of a dacoity. The punishment of dacoity is 4 [imprisonment for life], or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, with or without fine. A, therefore, is liable to5 [imprisonment for life] or imprisonment, with or without fine.
1. Subs. by the A.O. 1948, for "by the law of British India or England".
2. Subs.by Act 3 of 1951, s. 3 and Schedule, for "the States".
3. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and Schedule, for "transportation for life" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
4. Subs. by s. 117 and the Schedule, ibid., for "transportation for life" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
5. Subs. by s. 117 and the Schedule, ibid., for "such transportation" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
Section 194 Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of capital offence
Section 195 Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment
Section 195A Threatening any person to give false evidence
Section 196 Using evidence known to be false
Section 197 Issuing or signing false certificate
Section 198 Using as true a certificate known to be false
Section 199 False statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence
Section 200 Using as true such declaration knowing it to be false
Section 201 Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information, to screen offender
Section 202 Intentional omission to give information of offence by person bound to inform
Section 203 Giving false information respecting an offence committed
Section 204 Destruction of document to prevent its production as evidence
Section 205 False personation for purpose of act or proceeding in suit or prosecution
Section 206 Fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution
Section 207 Fraudulent claim to property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution
Section 208 Fraudulently suffering decree for sum not due
Section 209 Dishonestly making false claim in Court