Section 237 BNS – Section 237 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 237 BNS or Section 237 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Using as true such declaration knowing it to be false.

Section 237 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XIV OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 237 BNS

Whoever corruptly uses or attempts to use as true any such declaration, knowing the same to be false in any material point, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence.

Explanation.—A declaration which is inadmissible merely upon the ground of some informality, is a declaration within the meaning of section 236 and this section.

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