Section 469 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 469 Indian Penal Code

Section 469 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Forgery for purpose of harming reputation. It is under CHAPTER XVIII (OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS) of the Code.

Forgery for purpose of harming reputation

Whoever commits forgery, 1 [intending that the document or electronic record forged] shall harm the reputation of any party, or knowing that it is likely 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.

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