Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010



39.— (1) A person commits an offence if he or she—

(a) has an interest in premises,

(b) is required in writing by or on behalf of a person proposing to acquire the interest to give information necessary to establish if the conveyance of that interest requires a consent under section 28 (1), and

(c) knowingly gives information that is false or misleading in any material particular.

(2) A person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable—

(a) on summary conviction, to F8[a class C fine] or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or to both, or

(b) on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years.




Substituted (2.08.2011) by Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (23/2011), s. 61(b), commenced on enactment. A class C fine means a fine not greater than €2,500 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 6(1), S.I. No. 662 of 2010.