247. Illegal erection and re-erection.
Whoever begins, continues or completes the erection or re-erection of a building
(a) without having given a valid notice as required by sections 235 and 236, or before the building has been sanctioned or is deemed to have been sanctioned; or
(b) without complying with any direction made under sub-section (1) of section 238; or
(c) when sanction has been refused, or has ceased to be available or has been suspended by the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, the Command, under clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 58,
shall be punishable with fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees and the cost of sealing the illegal construction and its demolition.