Provision

Whoever, being a public servant, corruptly or maliciously makes or pronounces in any stage of a judicial proceeding, any report, order, verdict, or decision which he knows to be contrary to law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

The section states that whoever, being a public servant, either corruptly or maliciously makes or pronounces any report, order, verdict, or decision in any stage of judicial proceeding about which he has knowledge that the same is contrary to law, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 7 years, or with fine, or with both.



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