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Parliamentary Elections (Ireland) Act 1823

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LXXXVPerjury.

And be it further enacted, That if any Person who shall take any Oath or Affirmation hereby appointed or authorized to be taken, shall wilfully swear or affirm falsely therein, he shall be guilty of wilful and corrupt Perjury, or false affirming, and shall and may be prosecuted for the same as Persons maybe now prosecuted who are guilty of wilful and corrupt Perjury, and being thereof convicted he shall incur and suffer the Pains and Penalties which by Law are or may be inflicted in Cases of wilful and corrupt Perjury, and shall be for ever incapable of giving a Vote at any Election of a Member to serve in Parliament; and if any Person shall wilfully and corruptly proceed or suborn any other Person or Persons to take any such Oath or Affirmation, whereby such Person or Persons shall commit wilful Perjury or false affirming, and shall be thereof convicted, such Person so offending shall incur such Pains and Penalties as are inflicted by any Actor Acts for the more effectual preventing and punishing of Subornation of Perjury,-and such Person or Persons shall for ever be incapable of giving any Vote at any Election of a Member to serve in Parliament.

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