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Enhanced Punishment in certain ceses after previous conviction.

1[14AA. Whoever, having been convicted by a court of an offence punishable under this Act, the Scheme or 2[the 3[Pension] Scheme or the Insurance Scheme, commits the same offence shall be subject for every such subsequent offence to imprisonment for a term which may extend to 4[five years, but which shall not be less than two years, and shall also be liable to a fine of twenty five thousand rupees.]]

Note:

1.  Ins. by Act 40 of 1973, s. 5.

2. Subs. by Act 99 of 1976, s. 32, for “the family pension scheme” (w.e.f. 7-9-1976).

3.  Subs. by Act 25 of 1996, s. 4, for “Family Pension” (w.e.f. 16-11-1995).

4. Subs. by Act 33 of 1988, s. 19, for “one year but which shall not be less than three months and shall also be liable to fine which may extend to four thousand rupees” (w.e.f. 1-8-1988).