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If any person—
(1)being required or authorised by law to make any statement on oath for any purpose, and being lawfully sworn (otherwise than in a judicial proceeding) wilfully makes a statement which is material for that purpose and which he knows to be false or does not believe to be true; or
(2)wilfully uses any false affidavit for the purposes of the M1Bills of Sale Act 1878, as amended by any subsequent enactment,
he shall be guilty of a misdemeanour, and, on conviction thereof on indictment, shall be liable to penal servitude for a term not exceeding seven years or to imprisonment, . . . F1 for a term not exceeding two years, or to a fine or to both such penal servitude or imprisonment and fine.
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