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17In section 62 (offences as to declarations), for subsection (1) substitute—E+W+S+N.I.
“(1)A person who—
(a)makes a declaration of local connection or a service declaration—
(i)when he is not authorised to do so by section 7B(1) or section 15(1) above, or
(ii)except as permitted by this Act, when he knows that he is subject to a legal incapacity to vote, or
(iii)when he knows that it contains a statement which is false, or
(b)attests a service declaration when he knows—
(i)that he is not authorised to do so, or
(ii)that it contains a false statement as to any particulars required by regulations under section 16 above,
shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.”
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