Dr J C Vashista (Advocate) 30 October 2022
CrPC Chapter 36 Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 applies to limitation which reads as:
Chapter 36 – Limitation For Taking Cognizance Of Certain Offences
Provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to certain economics offences, see the Economic Offences (Inapplicability of Limitation Act, 1974 (12 of 1974), section 2 and Schedule.
Section 467 – Definitions
For the purposes of this Chapter, unless the context otherwise, requires, period of limitation means the period specified in section 468 for taking cognizance of an offence.
Section 468 – Bar to taking cognizance after lapse of the period of limitation
Section 469 – Commencement of the period of limitation
Section 470 – Exclusion of time in certain cases
Section 471 – Exclusion of date on which Court is closed
Section 472 – Continuing offence
Section 473 – Extension of period of limitation in certain cases
Your query is vague and subjective as you mean fraudulantly under section 25 Indian Penal Code 1860 or section 420 IPC, 1860 ?
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