The Press and Registration of Books Act,1867
Section 14. Punishment for making false statement
Any person who shall, in making 3[any declaration or other statement) under the authority of this Act, make a statement which is false, and which he either knows or believes to be false, or does not believe to be true, shall, on conviction before a Magistrate, be punished by fine not exceeding 1[two thousand] rupees, and imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2[six months].
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” .
3. Subs. by Act 55 of 1955, sec. 12, for “any declaration” (w.e.f 1-7-1956).