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Civil Defence Act 1939

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77Penalty for false statements

Any person who in any report made by him under this Act, or in reply to any notice served on him under the provisions of this Act relating to the evacuation of civil population, or with a view to securing that he or any other person is included in any plan for the transference under the said provisions of members of the civil population, makes any statement which he knows to be false shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding three months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

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