Introduction:

Here we are going to explain what is punishable offence in this section and how much has imprisonment or fine under section 473.

Description:

Making or possessing counterfeit seal, etc., with intent to commit forgery punishable otherwise:-

In this section states that 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.

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE Punishment:

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
This is a Bailable, Cognizable offence and Triable by Magistrate First Class

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