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Civil Proceedings Evidence Act, 1965 (Act No. 25 of 1965)

Part IV : Documentary Evidence (General Provisions)

21. Penalty for issue of false certificate


Any person who wilfully certifies any document admissible in evidence under this Act, as being a true copy or extract, knowing that it is not a true copy or extract, shall be guilty of an offence and liable upon conviction to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years,