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Section 43, Legal Metrology Act 2009: Penalty For Verification In Contravention Of Act & Rules

Section 43 (Penalty for verification in contravention of Act and rules) under Chapter V (Offences and Penalties) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, reads as follows:—

Where the Controller or any legal metrology officer exercising powers under this Act or any rule made thereunder, wilfully verifies or stamps any weight or measure, in contravention of the provisions of this Act or of any rule made thereunder, he shall, for every such offence, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees or with both.

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