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Section 193 – Indian Penal Code (IPC)

 

Indian Penal Code (IPC)

 

Section 193. Punishment for false evidence

 

Whoever intentionally gives false evidence in any stage of a judicial proceeding, or fabricates false evidence for the purpose of being used in any stage of a judicial proceeding, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine,

 

and whoever intentionally gives or fabricates false evidence in any other case, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

 

Explanation 1

 

A trial before a Court-martial; 1[* * *] is a judicial proceeding.

 

Explanation 2

 

An investigation directed by law preliminary to a proceeding before a Court of Justice, is a stage of a judicial proceeding, though that investigation may not take place before a Court of Justice.

 

Illustration

 

A, in an enquiry before a Magistrate for the purpose of ascertaining whether Z ought to be committed for trial, makes on oath a statement which he knows to be false. A this enquiry is a stage of a judicial proceeding, A has given false evidence.

 

Explanation 3

 

An investigation directed by a Court of Justice, according to law, and conducted under the authority of a Court of Justice, is a stage of a judicial proceeding, though that investigation may not take place before a Court of Justice.

 

Illustration

 

A, in any enquiry before an officer deputed by a Court of Justice to ascertain on the spot the boundaries of land, makes on oath a statement which he knows to be false. As this enquiry is a stage of a judicial proceeding. A has given false evidence.

 

CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE

 

Para I

 

Punishment—Imprisonment for 7 years and fine—Non-cogniza­ble—Bailable—Triable by Magistrate of the first class—Non-com­poundable.

 

Para II

 

Punishment—Imprisonment for 3 years and fine—Non-cogniz­able—Bailable—Triable by any Magistrate.

 

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1. The words “or before a Military Court of Request” omitted by Act 13 of 1889, sec. 2 and Sch.

 

 

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