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IPC Section 140: Wearing Garb Or Carrying Token Used By Soldier, Sailor Or Airman
Whoever, not being a soldier, 1 sailor or airman in the Military, 2Naval or Air service of the 3Government of India, wears any garb or carries any token resembling any garb or token used by such a soldier, 1 sailor or airman with the intention that it may be believed that he is such a soldier, 1 sailor or airman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.
- Subs. by Act 10 of 1927, s. 2 and the First Sch., for “or sailor”.
- Subs. by s. 2 and the First Sch., ibid., for “or Naval”.
- Subs. by the A. O. 1950, for “Queen”.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Wearing the dress or carrying any token used by a soldier, sailor or airman with intent that it may be believed that he is such a soldier, sailor or airman|
|Punishment||3 Months or Fine or Both|
|Triable By||Any Magistrate|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|