Offences Relating To Coin And Government Stamps

Offences Sections

“Coin” defined- 230
Indian coin ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Counterfeiting coin ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 231
Counterfeiting Indian Coin …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 232
Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting coin …………………………………………………….. 233
Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Indian coin ………………………………………….. 234
Possession of instrument or material for the purpose of using the same for 235
Counterfeiting coin; …………………………………………………………………………………………….
if Indian coin ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Abetting in India the counterfeiting out of India of coin …………………………………………………. 236
Import or export of counterfeit coin ………………………………………………………………………………. 237
Import or export of counterfeits of Indian coin ………………………………………………………………. 238
Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit …………………………………… 239
Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is counterfeit ………………………… 240
Delivery of coin as genuine, which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to 241
Be counterfeit ………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Possession of counterfeit coin by person who knew it to be counterfeit when he became 242
possessed thereof ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to counterfeit when he became 243
possessed thereof ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that 244 244
fixed by law …………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Unlawfully taking coining instrument from mint ……………………………………………………………. 245
Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of coin ……………. 246
Fraudulently or dishonestly diminishing weight or altering composition of Indian coin …. 247
Altering appearance of coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different description 248
Altering appearance of Indian coin with intent that it shall pass as coin of different 249
description ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Delivery of coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered …………………………………………. 250
Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered ………………………………. 251
Possession of coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed 252
thereof …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Possession of Indian coin by person who knew it to be altered when he became possessed 253
thereof …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Delivery of coin as genuine which, when first possessed, the deliverer did not know to be 254
altered ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Counterfeiting Government stamp …………………………………………………………………………………… 255
Having possession of instrument or material for counterfeiting Government stamp …………. 256
Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Government stamp ………………………………….. 257
Sale of counterfeit Government stamp ………………………………………………………………………………. 258
Having possession of counterfeit Government stamp ………………………………………………………… 259
Using as genuine a Government stamp known to be counterfeit ……………………………………….. 260

Effacing writing from substance bearing Government stamp, or removing from document
a stamp used for it, with intent to cause loss to Government ………………………………….. 261
Using Government stamp known to have been before used ……………………………………………… 262
Erasure of mark denoting that stamp has been used …………………………………………………………. 263
Prohibition of fictitious stamps ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 263A