Section 22. Punishment of offences
Whoever commits any of the undermentioned offences (that is to say) :–
(a) Violates the provisions of section six,
(b) Neglects without just excuse to obey an order made under section eighteen,
(c) Breaks any of the rules made under section nineteen1 or twenty, or
(d) Neglects without just cause to obey an order made under section eighteen after having been previously convicted of so neglecting to obey a similar order made in respect of the same child,
Shall be punished as follows (that is to say) :–
In the case of the offence mentioned in clause (a), with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees or with both;
In the case of the offence mentioned in clause (b) and (c), with fine which may extend to fifty rupees; and
In the case of the offence mentioned in clause (d), with simple Imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
1. The word and letter ”nineteen A” have been ins. at this place in the U.P. and the words and letters ”nineteen A, nineteen B’ have been ins. in the C.P. by U.P.Act 2 of 1907 and C.P. Acts 3 of 1915 and 6 of 1932, respectively.