Income Tax Act, 1967.

False evidence: punishment as for perjury.

518.—If any person, upon any examination on oath, or in any affidavit or deposition authorised by this Act, wilfully and corruptly gives false evidence, or wilfully and corruptly swears any matter or thing which is false or untrue, he shall on conviction be subject and liable to such punishment as persons convicted of perjury are subject and liable to.