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Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946

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58Penalties for giving false information, etc.

If any person—

(a)being required under regulations made under this Act to produce any document, or without being so required but for the purpose of obtaining for himself or any other person any compensation, interim income or capital outlay refund under this Act, with intent to deceive produces any document which he knows to be false in a material particular ; or

(b)being required under regulations so made to furnish any information, or without being so required but for the purpose aforesaid, makes any statement which he knows to be false in a material particular, or recklessly makes any statement which is false in a material particular;

he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, or to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds, or to both such imprisonment and such fine, or, on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to a fine not exceeding five hundred pounds, or to both such imprisonment and such fine.

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