Definition of IPC 196:Indian Penal Code IPC-196

Using evidence known to be false.

Classification :

According as offence of giving such evidence is bailable or non-bailable, Non-cognizable and Non-compoundable.

Triable By :

Court by which offence of giving or fabricating false evidence is triable.

Punishment :

The same as for the giving or fabricating false evi­dence.