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IPC Section 472: Making Or Possessing Counterfeit Seal, Etc., With Intent To Commit Forgery Punishable Under Section
Whoever makes or counterfeits any seal, plate or other instrument for making an impression, intending that the same shall be used for the purpose of committing any forgery which would be punishable under section 467 of this Code, or, with such intent, has in his possession any such seal, plate or other instrument, knowing the same to be counterfeit, shall be punished with 1 imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
- Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for “transportation for life” (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal, plate, etc. knowing the same to be counterfeit
|Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine
Magistrate First Class
|Offence is NOT Compoundable