What is Section 175 IPC?

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  1. Omission to produce document to public servant by person legally
    bound to produce it —

    Whoever, being legally bound to produce or deliver up any document of any public
    servant, as such, intentionally omits so to produce or deliver up the same, shall be
    punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or
    with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both, or, if the
    document is to be produced or delivered up to a Court of Justice, with simple
    imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may
    extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
    Illustration
    A, being legally bound to produce a document before a District Court, intentionally
    omits to produce the same. A has committed the offence defined in this section.
    CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
    Para I: Punishment—Simple imprisonment for 1 month, or fine of 500 rupees, or
    both—Non-cognizable—Bailable—Triable by the Court in which the offence is
    committed, subject to the provisions of Chapter XXVI or, if not committed in a
    Court, any Magistrate—Non-compoundable.
    Para II: Punishment—Simple imprisonment for 6 months, or fine of 1,000 rupees,
    or both—Non-cognizable—Bailable—Triable by the Court in which the offence is
    committed, subject to the provisions of Chapter XXVI; or, if not committed in a
    Court, any Magistrate—Non-compoundable.

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