Notaries Act, 1952
12. Penalty for falsely representing to be a notary, etc.
Any person who-
(a) falsely represents that he is a notary without being appointed as such, or
(b) practices as a notary or does any notarial act in contravention of section 9, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 7[one year], or with fine, or with both.