Definition of IPC 474:Indian Penal Code IPC-474

Having possession of document described in Section 466 or 467, knowing it to be forged and intending to use it as genuine.

Classification :

According to Para 1 – This section is Bailable, Cognizable and Non-compoundable.

According to Para 2 – This section is Bailable, Non-cognizable and Non-compoundable.

Triable By :

Magistrate of the first class.

Punishment :

According to Para 1 – Imprisonment for 7 years and fine.

According to Para 2 – Imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 7 years and fine.