Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956

F54[Offences.

29A

29A.—A person who knowingly or recklessly makes (whether in the State or outside the State)—

(a) a declaration under this Act, or

(b) a statement for the purposes of any application under this Act,

that is false or misleading in any material respect shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable—

(i) on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €3,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or to both, or

(ii) on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding €50,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years, or to both.]

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Amendments:

F54

Inserted (1.01.2005) by Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 2004 (38/2004), s. 15, S.I. No. 873 of 2004.

Editorial Notes:

E42

The €3,000 fine translates into a class B fine (not greater than €4,000) as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 5(2) and table ref. no. 1, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.