Indian Penal Code (IPC)
Section 265. Fraudulent use of false weight or measure
Whoever fraudulently uses nay false weight or false measure of length or capacity, or fraudulently uses any weight or any measure of length or capacity as different weight or measure form what it is, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment—Imprisonment for 1 year, or fine, or both—Non-cognizable—Bailable—Triable by any Magistrate—Non-compoundable.