IPC Section 275: Sale Of Adulterated Drugs

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IPC Section 275: Sale Of Adulterated Drugs

Whoever, knowing any drug or medical preparation to have been adulterated in such a manner as to lessen its efficacy, to change its operation, or to render it noxious, sells the same, or offers or exposes it for sale, or issues it from any dispensary for medicinal purposes as unadulterated, or causes it to be used for medicinal purposes by any person not knowing of the adulteration, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffenceOffering for sale or issuing from a dispensary any drug or medical preparation known to have been adulterated
Punishment6 Months or Fine or Both
Triable ByAny Magistrate
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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