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The Telegraph Act, 1885

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1885 )

Telegraph officer fraudulently sending messages without payment
27. If any telegraph officer transmits by telegraph any message on which the charge prescribed by the Government, or by a person licensed under this Act, as the case may be, has not been paid, intending thereby to defraud the Government or that person, he shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

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