Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001

Import and export of counterfeits.


37.F18[(1) A person who imports or exports a counterfeit of a currency note or coin, which he or she knows or believes to be a counterfeit of a currency note or coin, with the intention that he or she or another shall pass or tender it as genuine is guilty of an offence.]

(2) A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on conviction on indictment to a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years or both.




Substituted (3.08.2021) by Counterfeiting Act 2021 (16/2021), s. 7, S.I. No. 404 of 2021.

Editorial Notes:


Offence under section designated a relevant offence for purposes of Criminal Justice Act 2011 (9.08.2011) by Criminal Justice Act 2011 (22/2011), s. 3 and sch. 1 para. 23, S.I. No. 411 of 2011.