Teaching Council Act 2001

Offences and penalties in relation to register.


56.—A person who—

(a) falsely represents that he or she is a registered teacher, or

(b) fraudulently makes use of a certificate of registration issued under this Act to such person or to any other person, or

(c) makes, or causes to be made, any false declaration or representation for the purpose of obtaining registration under this Act or aids or abets any other person in the making of any such false declaration or representation,

shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or, at the discretion of the court, to both such fine and imprisonment.


Editorial Notes:


A fine of £1,500 converted (1.01.1999) to €1,904.60. This translates into a class C fine, not exceeding €2,500, as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 6(2) and table ref. no. 1, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.