Section 244. Person employed in mint causing coin to be of different weight or composition from that fixed by law
Whoever, being employed in any mint lawfully established in 1[India], does any act, or omits what he is legally bound to do, with the intention of causing any coin issued from that mint to be of a different weight or composition from the weight or composition fixed by law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.1. The words "British India" have successively been subs. by the A.O.1948, the A.O.1950 and Act 3 of 1951, sec.3 and sch., to read as above.
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