Provision

Whoever, fraudulently uses any false weight or false measure of length or capacity, or fraudulently uses any weight or any measure of length or capacity as a different weight or measure from what it is, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

This section penalizes fraudulent use of false weight or measure. It says that whoever uses any false weight or false measure either of length or of capacity with intention to defraud, or uses any weight or any measure either of length or of capacity with intention to defraud as a different weight or measure from what it actually is, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to two years, or with fine, or with both.



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