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Section 179 BNS| Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS):

Updated: Mar 2

Section 179 of The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS):

Using as genuine, forged or counterfeit coin, Government stamp, currency-notes or bank-notes.

Whoever imports or exports, or sells or delivers to, or buys or receives from, any other person ,or otherwise traffics or uses as genuine, any forged or counterfeit coin ,stamp, currency-note or bank-note, knowing or having reason to believe the same to be forged or counterfeit, 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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