Civil Registration Act 2004

Penalties.

70

70.—(1) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1), (2) or (3) of section 69 shall be liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €2,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both, or

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €10,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or both.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), F256 [ (9) , (9A) , ] (10), (11) or (12) of section 69 shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €2,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F256

Substituted (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 23, S.I. No. 648 of 2010.

F257

Inserted by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 33, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C43

Prospective affecting provision: subs. (2) amended by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 33, not commenced as of date of revision.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (4), (5), F257 [ (5A) , ] (6), (7), (8), F256 [ (9) , (9A) , ] (10), (11) or (12) of section 69 shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €2,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both.