Provision

Whoever, without lawful authority, takes out of any mint, lawfully established in [India], any coining tool or instrument, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

The section states that whoever, without having authority under law, takes out of any mint, which is lawfully established in India, either any coining tool or instrument, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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