Provision

Whoever refuses to sign any statement made by him, when required to sign that statement by a public servant legally competent to require that he shall sign that statement, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.


Simply Put

When a statement is required to be signed and anyone who refuses to sign any statement made by him then such a person shall be punished with imprisonment up to three months or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees or with both.



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