IPC Section 237: Import Or Export Of Counterfeit Coin

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IPC Section 237: Import Or Export Of Counterfeit Coin

Whoever imports into 1 [India], or exports therefrom, any counterfeit coin, knowing or having reason to believe that the same is counterfeit, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.


  1. The words “British India” have successively been subs. by the A. O. 1948, the A. O. 1950 and Act 3 of 1951, s. 3 and the Sch., to read as above.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffenceImport or export of counterfeit coin, knowing the same to be counterfeit
3 Years + Fine
Triable ByMagistrate First Class
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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