Provision

Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly, or with intent to injure or annoy any person, makes in a Court of Justice any claim which he knows to be false, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

This section penalises making of a false claim in court fraudulently, dishonestly or with a specified intention. It says that whoever makes in a court of justice any claim which he knows to be false either fraudulently, or dishonestly, or with the intention to injure or annoy any person, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 2 years, and shall also to liable to fine.



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