Section 180 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 180 Indian Penal Code

Section 180 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Refusing to sign statement. It is under CHAPTER X (OF CONTEMPTS OF THE LAWFUL AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC SERVANTS) of the Code.

Refusing to sign statement

Whoever refuses to sign any statement made by him, when required to sign that statement by a public servant legally competent to require that he shall sign that statement, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

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