What is Section 181 IPC?

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  1. False statement on oath or affirmation to public servant or person
    authorised to administer an oath or affirmation —

    Whoever, being legally bound by an oath or affirmation to state the truth on any
    subject to any public servant or other person authorized by law to administer such
    oath or affirmation, makes, to such public servant or other person as aforesaid,
    touching the subject, any statement which is false, and which he either knows or
    believes to be false or does not believe to be true, shall be punished with
    imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and
    shall also be liable to fine.
    CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
    Punishment
    —Imprisonment for 3 years and fine—Non-cognizable—Bailable—
    Triable by Magistrate of the first class—Non-compoundable.
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