IPC Section 231: Counterfeiting Coin

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IPC Section 231: Counterfeiting Coin

Whoever counterfeits or knowingly performs any part of the process of counterfeiting coin, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Explanation:-A person commits this offence who intending to practise deception, or knowing it to be likely that deception will thereby be practised, causes a genuine coin to appear like a different coin.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffenceCounterfeiting, or performing any part of the process of counterfeiting coin
Punishment7 Years + Fine
Triable By
Magistrate First Class
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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