Section 338 BNS – Section 338 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 338 BNS or Section 338 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Forgery of valuable security, will, etc.

Section 338 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XVIII OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 338 BNS

Whoever forges a document which purports to be a valuable security or a will, or an authority to adopt a son, or which purports to give authority to any person to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive the principal, interest or dividends thereon, or to receive or deliver any money, movable property, or valuable security, or any document purporting to be an acquittance or receipt acknowledging the payment of money, or an acquittance or receipt for the delivery of any movable property or valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.




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