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The Antiquities Act, 1968

( ACT NO. XIV OF 1968 )

Penalty for counterfeiting etc., of antiquity
20. (1) Whoever counterfeits, or commits forgery in respect of, any antiquity with intent to commit fraud or knowing it to be likely that fraud will thereby be committed, or causes anything to appear like, or to be believed to be, an antiquity with intent to cause wrongful gain to one person or wrongful loss to another person, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.
(2) The Court trying an offence under sub-section (1) may direct that anything the making or forging of which has constituted such offence shall be forfeited to the Government.

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