Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly, or with intent to cause damage or injury to the public or to any person, cancels, destroys or defaces, or attempts to cancel, destroy or deface, or secretes or attempts to secrete any document which is or purports to be a will, or an authority to adopt a son, or any valuable security, or commits mischief in respect of such document, shall be punished with 1 [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
1. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for "transportation for
life" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
Section 475 Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material
Section 476 Counterfeiting device or mark used for authenticating documents other than those described in section 467, or possessing counterfeit marked material
Section 477 Fraudulent cancellation, destruction, etc., of will, authority to adopt, or valuable security
Section 477A Falsification of accounts
Section 481 Using a false property mark
Section 482 Punishment for using a false property mark
Section 483 Counterfeiting a property mark used by another
Section 484 Counterfeiting a mark used by a public servant
Section 485 Making or possession of any instrument for counterfeiting a property mark
Section 486 Selling goods marked with a counterfeit property mark
Section 487 Making a false mark upon any receptacle containing goods
Section 488 Punishment for making use of any such false mark
Section 489 Tampering with property mark with intent to cause injury