Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940
17B. Spurious drugs
For the purposes of this Chapter, a drug shall be deemed to be spurious,-
(a) if it is manufactured under a name which belongs to another drug; or
(b) if it is an imitation of, or is a substitute for, another drug or resembles another drug in a manner likely to deceive or bears upon it or upon its label or container the name of another drug unless it is plainly and. conspicuously marked so as to reveal its true character and its lack of identity with such other drug; or
(c) if the label or container bears the name of an individual or company purporting to be the manufacturer of the drug, which individual or company is fictitious or does not exist; or
(d) if it has been substituted wholly or in part by another drug or substance., or
(e) if it purports to be the product of a manufacturer of whom it is not truly a product.