Provision

Whoever is in possession of any instrument for weighing, or of any weight, or of any measure of length or capacity, which he knows to be false, intending that the same may be fraudulently used, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

The section states that whoever possesses either any weighing instrument, or any weight, or any measure of length or capacity, about which he has knowledge that the same is false, with the intention to use the same fraudulently, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to one year, or with fine, or with both.



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