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IPC Section 473: Making Or Possessing Counterfeit Seal, Etc., With Intent To Commit Forgery Punishable Otherwise
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 any section of this Chapter other than section 467, 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 imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
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|Offence||Making or counterfeiting a seal, plate, etc., with intent to commit a forgery punishable otherwise than under section 467 of the Indian Penal Code, or possessing with like intent any such seal plate, etc., knowing the same to be counterfeit|
|Punishment||7 Years + Fine|
|Triable By||Magistrate First Class|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|