Whoever issues or signs any certificate required by law to be given or signed, or relating to any fact of which such certificate is by law admissible in evidence, knowing or believing that such certificate is false in any material point, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence.

Simply Put

This section means any person who sings or issues any certificate required by law to be signed or any fact of which is admissible as an evidence, if having the knowledge that the certificate so issued and signed is false at any material point, it'll be presumed that he himself gave the fabricated false evidence.

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