Whoever by any act, or by any illegal omission, conceals the existence of a design to wage war against the1[Government of India], intending by such concealment to facilitate, or knowing it to be likely that such concealment will facilitate, the waging of such war, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment—Imprisonment for 10 years and fine—Cognizable—Non-bailable—Triable by court of Session—Non-compoundable.
1. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for “Queen”.