Introduction:

Here we are going to explain what is punishable offence in this section and how much has imprisonment or fine under section 474.

Description:

Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating docu­ments described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material:-

In this section states that Whoever has in his possession any document, knowing the same to be forged, and intending that the same shall fraudulently or dishonestly be used as genuine, shall, if the document is one of the description mentioned in section 466 of this Code, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine;

And if the document is one of the description mentioned in section 467, shall be punished with 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.

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE Punishment:

1. Offence:- Having possession of a document, knowing it to be forged, with intent to use it as genuine; If the document is one of the description mentioned in section 466 of the Indian Penal Code

Punishment:- 7 Years + Fine
This is a Bailable, Cognizable offence and Triable by Magistrate First Class

 

2. Offence:- If the document is one of the description mentioned in section 467 of the                     Indian Penal Code

Punishment:- Imprisonment for Life or 7 Years + Fine
This is a Bailable, Non-Cognizable offence and Triable by Magistrate First Class

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