Print View

[Section Index]

The Public Examinations (Offences) Act, 1980

( ACT NO. XLII OF 1980 )

Personation at public examination
3. Whoever,-
(a) not being an examinee, enters the examination hall during a public examination declaring himself or holding himself out as an examinee; or
(b) appears at a public examination in the name of any other person or in a fictitious name,
shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 1[five years and shall not be less than one year].

  • 1
    The words “five years and shall not be less than one year” were substituted for the words and commas “two years, or with fine, or with both” by section 2 of the Public Examinations (Offences) (Amendment) Act, 1992 (Act No. XLI of 1992)
Copyright © 2019, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs