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Indian Penal Code,1860
Section 465-507
Section 478
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Section 497
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Section 471- Using as genuine a forged document or electronic record

Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly uses as genuine any *[document or electronic record] which he knows or has reason to believe to be a forged **[document or electronic record], shall be punished in the same manner as if he had forged such **[document or electronic record].

* Subs. by Act 21 of 2000, sec. 91 and Sch. I, for "document" (w.e.f. 17-10-2000).

** Subs. by Act 21 of 2000, sec. 91 and Sch. I, for "document forged" (w.e.f. 17-10-12000)

     
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