Section 187 BNS – Section 187 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 187 BNS or Section 187 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that fixed by law

Section 187 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 187 BNS

Whoever, being employed in any mint lawfully established in India, does any act, or omits what he is legally bound to do, with the intention of causing any coin issued from that mint to be of a different weight or composition from the weight or composition fixed by law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.




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