|24. Every person who-
|(a) contravenes or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Act or any regulations made thereunder ; or |
|(b) makes default in complying with any direction or order made or given under this Act ; or |
shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction before a Magistrate be liable 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.
|(c) knowingly furnishes or causes to be furnished any false return, or information required to be furnished under this Act, |