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Punishments under the new law: 
26/02/2016  

Punishments under the new law:
• Non bailable, non-compoundable arrest without warrant
• Rigorous imprisonment for up to 7 years
• Fine up to Rs. 10 million
• Defaulter’s property may be confiscated & auctioned to cover outstanding bills.
Clause: 462 H
Crime: Abstraction or tampering etc with transmission
Punishment: Rigorous imprisonment for 3 years or fine up to Rs. 10 million or both
Clause: 462 I
Crime: Abstraction or tampering etc with distribution or auxiliary
Punishment: Rigorous imprisonment for 3 year or fine up to Rs. 3 million or both
Clause: 462 J
Crime: Interference improper use or tampering etc with electric meter by domestic consumer
Punishment: Imprisonment up to 2 years or fine up to Rs. 1 millions or both
Clause: 462 K
Crime: Interference improper use or tampering etc with electric meter by industrial or commercial consumer
Punishment: Imprisonment for 3 years or with fine up to Rs. 6 millions or both
Clause: 462 L
Crime: Interference improper use or tampering etc with electric meter by agricultural consumer
Punishment: Imprisonment up to 2 years or with fine up to Rs. 2.5 millions or both
Clause: 462 M
Crime: Damaging or destroying the transmission lines, distribution lines, electric meters etc
Punishment: Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and with fine not less than Rs. 3 million

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