The Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act,1985
Section 56. Penalty for giving false information or maintaining false records or registers
(1) Whoever gives information to a Controller, Additional Controller, or an Inspector or any other officer authorised by the Controller, which he may require or ask for in the course of his duty and which such person either knows or has reason to believe to be false or does not believe to be true, shall be punished with imprisonment for a tern, which may extend to six months or with fine Which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
(2) Whoever, being required by or under this Act so to do, submits a return or maintains any record or register which is false in any material particular shall be punished with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, and for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year and also with fine.