43. Penalty for contravention of provisions of section 24.—
Whoever contravenes the provisions of section 24 shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than 1[one year and six months] but which may extend to six years and with fine.
Contravention of the provisions of section 24 regarding prohibition on use of stream or well for disposal of polluting matter, etc., is punishable with imprisonment of not less than one year and six months but which may extend to six years and with fine.
1. Subs. by Act 53 of 1988, sec. 23, for “six months” (w.e.f. 29-9-1988).