|7. Every person who-
|(a) fails to furnish the means required by the competent authority as necessary for any entry or inspection or the exercise of his powers under section 6; or |
|(b) hinders or molests such authority in the exercise of the powers conferred by that section; or|
|(c) refuses to produce any register or furnish any information which such authority requires him to produce or furnish; or |
|(d) makes or causes to be made in any register, any statement which is false in any material particular, or produces, or causes or knowingly allows to be produced, any register containing a false statement to such authority, knowing the same to be false; or |
|(e) furnishes any information to such authority acting under the powers conferred by that section, knowing the same to be false; or |
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction before a Magistrate to a fine not exceeding one thousand rupees or to imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding six months or to both such fine and imprisonment.
|(f) makes default in complying with any directions given by such authority under section 6, or who, when called upon to furnish a return under that section, knowingly, makes or furnishes, or causes to be made or furnished, a return containing any false statement, |