Section 257 Indian Penal Code
Section 257 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp. It is under CHAPTER XII (OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS) of the Code.
Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp
Whoever makes or performs any part of the process of making, or buys, or sells, or disposes or, any instrument for the purpose of being used, or knowing or having reason to believe that it is intended to be used, for the purpose of counterfeiting any stamp issued by Government for the purpose of revenue, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.