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Section 8 – Collection of Statistics Act,1953

Collection of Statistics Act,1953

8. Penalties.

If any person-

(a) Required to furnish any information or return-

(i) Willfully refuses or without lawful excuse neglects to furnish such information or return as may be required this Act; or

(ii) Willfully furnishes or causes to be furnished any information or return which he knows to be false; or

(iii) Refuses to answer or willfully gives a false answer to any question necessary for obtaining any information required to be furnished under this Act;

(b) Impedes the right of access to relevant records or documents or the right or entry conferred by Sec. 6;

He shall for each offence be punishable with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees and in the case of a continuing offence to a further fine which may extend to two hundred rupees for each day after the first during which tie offence continues.

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