STATUS OF CHILDREN ACT 1987

Penalty for personation for blood test purposes.

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43.If, for the purpose of providing a F17 [ bodily sample ] for a test under section 40 of this Act, any person personates another or proffers another knowing him not to be the person named in the direction, he shall be liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to F17 [ a class C fine ] or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or to both;

( b) on conviction on indictment, to F17 [ a fine not exceeding 5,000 ] or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to both.

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F17

Substituted (18.01.2016) by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 87, S.I. No. 12 of 2016.