1[48C. Penalty for contravention of order made by commission relating to unfair trade practices.

If any person contravenes any order made by the Commission under section 36D, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term 2[which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to three years and with fine which may extend to ten lakh rupees]:

Provided that the Court may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term lesser than the minimum term specified in this section.]


1. Inserted by the MRTP (Amendment) Act, 1984, w.e.f. 1st. August, 1984.

2.  Substituted for the words "which may extend to three years, or with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees, or with both" by Act No. 58 of 1991, w.e.f. 27th. September, 1991.