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Section 235 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 235 Indian Penal Code

Section 235 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin: if Indian coin. It is under CHAPTER XII (OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS) of the Code.

Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin: if Indian coin

Whoever is in possession of any instrument or material, for the purpose of using the same for counterfeiting coin, or knowing or having reason to believe that the same is intended to be used for that purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine;


if Indian coin.—and if the coin to be counterfeited is 1 [Indian coin], shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

See also  Section 446 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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