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33.—(1) If a creditor produces under Rule 28 a statement of claim, account, voucher or other evidence which is false, the creditor shall be guilty of an offence unless he shows that he neither knew nor had reason to believe that the statement of claim, account, voucher or other evidence was false.
(2) A person convicted of an offence under paragraph (1) shall be liable–
(a)on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or–
(i)to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months; or
(ii)if he has previously been convicted of an offence inferring dishonest appropriation of property or an attempt at such appropriation, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or (in the case of either sub-paragraph) to both such fine and such imprisonment; or
(b)on conviction on indictment to a fine or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both.
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