LABOUR SERVICES ACT 1987

F16 [ False statements.

13C

13C. (1) A person who states to a member of the Garda S í och á na or a member of An Foras that

( a ) an offence under this Act or any other enactment has been or is being committed,

( b ) a provision of this Act, a provision of any other enactment or any rule of law has been or is being contravened, or

( c ) there has been serious wrongdoing by any person in relation to An Foras,

knowing the statement to be false shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable

( a ) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding 5,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or both, or

( b ) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding 100,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or both. ]