Fake Power of Attorney

Question: What happens if somebody forges power of attorney giving rights to transfer, dispose and exercise ownership rights?


The act of making a fake power of attorney is committing the crime of cheating under the criminal code. In order to prove cheating the following limbs should be satisfied; a) Deceiving any person; b) Induce to deliver any property; and c) Make, alter, and destroy valuable security. The act also justifies. The making of a fake power of attorney will also come under forgery. Any transaction entered into on the basis of fake power of attorney shall be considered void once it is proved in the court that the power of attorney is not authentic.