Provision

Whoever makes, sells or disposes of any instrument for weighing, or any weight, or any measure of length or capacity which he knows to be false, in order that the same may be used as true, or knowing that the same is likely to be used as true, 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

The section states that whoever either makes, or sells, or disposes of, any weighing instrument, or any weight, or any measure of length or capacity, about which he has knowledge that the same is false, in order that the same may be used as true, or with the knowledge that the same is likely to be used as true, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to one year, or with fine, or with both.



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