Health Act 1970

False statements, etc.

75

75.If any person, for the purpose of obtaining any service under the Health Acts, 1947 to 1970, whether for himself or some other person, or for any purpose connected with those Acts—

( a) knowingly makes any false statement or false representation or knowingly conceals any material fact, or

( b) produces or furnishes, or causes or knowingly allows to be produced or furnished, any document or information which he knows to be false in a material particular,

he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £100 or, at the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding three months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

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Editorial Notes:

E423

The Euro equivalent of £100 is €126.98. This translates into a Class C fine as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), s. 6(2) and table ref. no. 5, S.I. No. 662 of 2010. A class C fine is not greater than €2,500.