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Sec 12, Prevention of Corruption Act: Punishment for Abetment of Offences

Section 12 (Punishment for abetment of offences) under Chapter III (Offences and Penalties) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

❝Whoever abets any offence punishable under this Act, whether or not that offence is committed in consequence of that abetment, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three years, but which may extend to seven years and shall also be liable to fine.❞



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Notes:

The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 was amended by the:
 - the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 (Act No. 01 of 2014);
 - the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 (Act No. 16 of 2018).

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