Provision

Whoever makes or counterfeits any seal, plate or other instrument for making an impression, intending that the same shall be used for the purpose of committing any forgery which would be punishable under section 467 of this Code, or, with such intent, has in his possession any such seal, plate or other instrument, knowing the same to be counterfeit, shall be punishable with [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply Put

Anyone who makes or forgers any seal, plate or other instrument for making an impression, with an intention to use the same for the purpose of committing any forgery which would be punishable under section 467 of this Code, or, with such intent, has in his possession any such seal, plate or other instrument, knowing the same to be fake, then such an offender shall be punishable with [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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