Failure to furnish return of income in search cases.276CCC.
If a person
wilfully fails to furnish in due time the return of total income
which he is required to furnish by notice given under clause (a
) of section 158BC
, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three months but which may extend to three years and with fine :Provided
that no person shall be punishable for any failure under this section in respect of search initiated under section 132
or books of account, other documents or any assets requisitioned under section 132A
, after the 30th day of June, 1995 but before the 1st day of January, 1997.