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The Companies Act, 2013

Chapter XXIX - Miscellaneous (447 - 470)

Section 448- Punishment for false statements.

[Notification/Effective Date: 12.09.2013]

Section 448- Punishment for false statements. [Corresponds to Section 628 of the Companies Act, 1956]

Save as otherwise provided in this Act, if in any return, report, certificate, financial statement, prospectus, statement or other document required by, or for, the purposes of any of the provisions of this Act or rules made thereunder, any person makes a statement,—

(a) which is false in any material particulars, knowing it to be false; or

(b) which omits any material fact, knowing it to be material,

he shall be liable  under section 447.