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March 29, 2017

Cheating & Forgery in Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)

Cheating – 420

  • Deceiving any person
  • Induce to deliver any property
  • Make, alter, destroy valuable security
  • Punishment of cheating; up to 1 year – 417
  • Cheating by personation; up to 7 year – 419

Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property – 420

  • Cheats
  • Dishonestly induces the person to deliver any property
  • Make, alter or destroy any valuable security

Punishment up to 7 year under section 420

Forgery – 463

  • Make any false document
  • Intention to cause damage or injury
  • Intention to claim or support any title

Making a false document – 464

  • Dishonestly or fraudulently makes, sign, seals or execute any document
  • Without lawful authority alter or cancel any document
  • Dishonestly causes any person to sign anything etc.

Punishment of forgery; up to 2 year – 465

Forgery for purpose of cheating – 468

  • Committing of forgery
  • Intention is to use the document forged for purpose of cheating

Punishment up to 7 year u/s 468

Using as genuine a forged document – 471

Fraudulently or dishonestly uses as genuine any document punished as if he has forged such document

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