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|183. Offence to assume character of officer.|
|Offence to warn offender.||Master of vessel, etc, used for smuggling or evasion guilty of offence|
|Offence to assume character of officer.||183. A person, not being an officer, who takes or assumes the name, designation, character or appearance of an officer for the purpose of -
(a) obtaining admission to an aircraft, vessel, vehicle, premises or place; or
(b) doing or procuring to be done an act which he would not be entitled to do or procure to be done on his own authority; or
(c) doing any unlawful act,
shall be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years in addition to any other punishment to which he may be liable for the commission of the unlawful act.