Section 265 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 265 Indian Penal Code

Section 265 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Fraudulent use of false weight or measure. It is under CHAPTER XIII (OF OFFENCES RELATING TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES) of the Code.

Fraudulent use of false weight or measure

Whoever, fraudulently uses any false weight or false measure of length or capacity, or fraudulently uses any weight or any measure of length or capacity as a different weight or measure from what it is, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

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