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IPC Section 180: Refusing To Sign Statement
Whoever refuses to sign any statement made by him, when required to sign that statement by a public servant legally competent to require that he shall sign that statement, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.
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|Offence||Refusing to sign statement made to a public servant when legally required to do so|
|Punishment||Simple Imprisonment for 3 Months or Fine or Both|
|Triable By||Same As Offence, subject to Ch. 26, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|