Provision

Whoever, in any declaration made or subscribed by him, which declaration any Court of Justice, or any public servant or other person, is bound or authorized by law to receive as evidence of any fact, makes any statement which is false, and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, touching any point material to the object for which the declaration is made or used, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence.


Simply put

This section makes false statement made in a declaration, by law receivable as evidence, an offence. The section states that whoever, in any declaration made by him, or in any declaration subscribed by him, which declaration any court of justice, or any public servant, or other person, is either bound by law, or authorised by law, to receive as evidence of any fact, makes any false statement and which he either knows to be false or believes to be false, or does not believe to be true, which touches any point material to the object for which the declaration is made or used, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence.



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