The Press and Registration of Books Act,1867
Section 12. Penalty for printing contrary to rule in section 3
Whoever shall print or publish any book or paper otherwise than in conformity with the rule contained in section 3 of this Act, shall, on conviction before a Magistrate, be punished by fine not exceeding 1[two thousand] rupees, or by simple imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2[six months], or by both.
1. Subs. by Act 14 of 1922, sec. 3 and Sch. 1, for “five thousand” .
2. Subs. by Act 14 of 1922, sec. 3 and Sch. 1, for “two years” .