Section 180 BNS – Section 180 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 180 BNS or Section 180 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Possession of forged or counterfeit coin, Government stamp, currency-notes or bank-notes.

Section 180 of BNS is part of CHAPTER X OF OFFENCES RELATING TO COIN, CURRENCY-NOTES, BANK-NOTES, AND GOVERNMENT STAMPS in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 180 BNS

Whoever has in his possession any forged or counterfeit coin, stamp, currency-note or bank-note, knowing or having reason to believe the same to be forged or counterfeit and intending to use the same as genuine or that it may be used as genuine, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

Explanation.—If a person establishes the possession of the forged or counterfeit coin, stamp, currency-note or bank-note to be from a lawful source, it shall not constitute an offence under this section.




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