9Forgery of documents

(1)If any person with intent to deceive—

(a)forges or uses, or lends to or allows to be used by any other person, a licence or permit under this Act, or forges an entry in any record kept under this Act; or

(b)makes or has in his possession any document so closely resembling a licence or permit under this Act as to be calculated to deceive;

he shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds, or to both such imprisonment and such fine.

(2)For the purposes of this section, in its application to England and Northern Ireland, the expression " forges" has the same meaning as in the Forgery Act, 1913.