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IPC Section 197: Issuing Or Signing False Certificate
Whoever issues or signs any certificate required by law to be given or signed, or relating to any fact of which such certificate is by law admissible in evidence, knowing or believing that such certificate is false in any material point, shall be punished in the same manner as if he gave false evidence.
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|Offence||Knowingly issuing or signing a false certificate relating to any fact of which such certificate is by law admissible in evidence|
|Punishment||As for False Evidence|
|Triable By||As for False Evidence|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|