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Land Registry Act 1862

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105If in any Proceeding to obtain the Registration of any Land, or any Land Certificate or Certificate of Title, or otherwise in any Transaction relating to Land which is or is proposed to be put upon the Registry, any Person acting either as Principal or Agent shall, knowingly and with Intent to deceive, make or assist or join in or be privy to the making of any material false Statement or Representation, or suppress, conceal, or assist or join in or be privy to the suppressing, withholding, or concealing from any Judge, or the Registrar, or any Person employed by or assisting the Registrar, any material Document, Fact, or Matter of Information, every Person so acting shall be deemed to be guilty of a Misdemeanor, and on Conviction shall be liable to be imprisoned for a Term not exceeding Three Years, and either with or without Hard Labour, or to be fined such Sum as the Court by which he is convicted shall award: The Act or Thing done or obtained by means of such Fraud or Falsehood shall be null and void to all Intents and Purposes, except as against a Purchaser for valuable Consideration without Notice.

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