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FIR Full Form - First Information Report ( full form of fir )

 Full Form of FIR

Full Form of FIR

  • FIR stands for First Information Report. ( full form of fir )
  • It's a document prepared by Police once they receive an information about cognizable offence.
  • In a cognizable offence, a policeman has an authority to form an arrest without warrant.
  • It is a complaint generally filed by the victim or somebody else on his/her behalf.
  • When the FIR is registered by the Police, a signed copy is additionally given to the victim or the same person who filed the FIR.
  • Police cannot refuse to register a FIR because it is against the law.
  • An FIR is an important document because it helps within the process of criminal justice. Only after the FIR is registered, the Police can start the investigation.
  • Once a FIR is registered, the content of the FIR cannot be changed except by a ruling from high court or Supreme court of India.
  • The information within the FIR register is maintained at every police headquarters.
  • An FIR page contains the following information.
    • FIR number
    • Victim's name or the name of the one that reports the complaint
    • Name and outline of the offender (if known)
    • Description of the offence
    • Place and time of the offence
    • Witnesses, if any.
First Information Report

First Information Report

Rules to file an FIR ( full form of fir )

  • Anyone can file an FIR who knows about the commission of the cognizable offence.
  • Police must write it down when the knowledge about the commission of the cognizable offence is given orally.
  • The victim or the one that is filing the complaint has right to demand that the knowledge recorded by police be read to him/her.
  • Once the knowledge is recorded, it must be signed by the person giving the knowledge. If the person cannot write, he or she will put the left thumb impression on the document.
  • After filing the FIR, you must to take the copy of FIR.
  • It's you right to ask the copy of FIR free of cost, if police doesn't provide it to you.


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