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Section 31, Legal Metrology Act 2009: Penalty For Non-production Of Documents, Etc

Section 31 (Penalty for non-production of documents, etc) under Chapter V (Offences and Penalties) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, reads as follows:—

Whoever, being required by or under this Act or the rules made thereunder to submit returns, maintain any record or register, or being required by the Director or the Controller or any legal metrology officer to produce before him for inspection any weight or measure or any document, register or other record relating thereto, omits or fails without any reasonable excuse, so to do, shall be punished with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees and for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year and also with fine.

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