Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act, 1927

Unauthorised user of State badges.

151.—Any person who without lawful authority uses in connection with any business, trade, calling, or profession any badge, device, emblem, or flag reserved by law for the use of or commonly used by the State or any officer of the State or any Government Department (or any badge, device, emblem, or flag so closely resembling the same as to be calculated to deceive) in such manner as to be calculated to lead to the belief that he is duly authorised to use such badge, device, emblem, or flag, shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds, and, in the case of a continuing offence, a further fine not exceeding five pounds for every day on which the offence continues.