Section 24 in Indian Penal Codes

Title: "Dishonestly"

Description: Whoever does anything with the intention of causing wrongful gain to one person or wrongful loss to another person, is said to do that thing “dishonestly”

Title: "Fraudulently"

Description: A person is said to do a thing fraudulently if he does that thing with intent to defraud but not otherwise.

Title: "Reason to believe"

Description: A person is said to have “reason to believe” a thing, if he has sufficient cause to believe that thing but not otherwise

Title: property in possession of wife clerk or servent

Description: When property is in the possession of a person’s wife, clerk or serv­ant, on account of that person, it is in that person’s possession within the meaning of this Code. Explanation.—A person employed temporarily or on a particular occasion in the capacity of a clerk or servant, is a clerk or servant within the meaning of this section

Title: "Counterfeit"

Description: A person is said to “counterfeit” who causes one thing to resemble another thing, intending by means of that resemblance to practise deception, or knowing it to be likely that deception will thereby be practised. 35 [Explanation 1.—It is not essential to counterfeiting that the imitation should be exact. Explanation 2.—When a person causes one thing to resemble anoth­er thing, and the resemblance is such that a person might be deceived thereby, it shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, that the person so causing the one thing to resemble the other thing intended by means of that resemblance to practise deception or knew it to be likely that deception would thereby be practised.]

CHAPTER 2 GENERAL EXPLANATIONS