THE CITIZENSHIP ACT, 1951

(ACT NO. II OF 1951).
  [13th April, 1951]
 
 
     
   
 
 
  Penalties  
21. Any person who in order to obtain or prevent the doing of anything under the Act makes any statement or furnishes any information which is false in any material particular and which he knows or has reasonable cause to believe to be false, or does not believe to be true, shall be deemed to have committed an offence punishable under section 177 of the 1[ * * *] Penal Code.
 
 
 
1 The word “Pakistan” was omitted by Article 6 of the Bangladesh (Adaptation of Existing Laws) Order, 1972 (P.O. No. 48 of 1972)

 
 

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