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IPC Section 263: Erasure Of Mark Denoting That Stamp Has Been Used
Whoever, fraudulently or with intent to cause loss to Government, erases or removes from a stamp issued by Government for the purpose of revenue, any mark, put or impressed upon such stamp for the purpose of denoting that the same has been used, or knowingly has in his possession or sells or disposes of any such stamp from which such mark has been erased or removed, or sells or disposes of any such stamp which he knows to have been used, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.
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|Offence||Erasure of mark denoting that stamps have been used|
3 Years or Fine or Both
|Triable By||Magistrate First Class|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|