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Section 501 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 501 Indian Penal Code

Section 501 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory. It is under CHAPTER XXI (OF DEFAMATION) of the Code.

Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory

Whoever prints or engraves any matter, knowing or having good reason to believe that such matter is defamatory of any person, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

See also  Section 84 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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