IPC Section 229: Personation Of A Juror Or Assessor

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IPC Section 229: Personation Of A Juror Or Assessor

Whoever, by personation or otherwise, shall intentionally cause, or knowingly suffer himself to be returned, empanelled or sworn as a juryman or assessor in any case in which he knows that he is not entitled by law to be so returned, empanelled or sworn, or knowing himself to have been so returned, empanelled or sworn contrary to law, shall voluntarily serve on such jury or as such assessor, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffencePersonation of a juror or assessor
Punishment2 Years or Fine or Both
Triable By
Magistrate First Class
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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