Control of Manufactures Act, 1932

Certificate as to registered proprietor of shares in a body corporate.

3.—(1) In any proceedings against a body corporate for an offence under the immediately preceding section, the production of a certificate in the prescribed form and containing the prescribed particulars and verified in the prescribed manner, under the hand of a person registered as the proprietor of shares in such body corporate certifying—

(a) that he is the beneficial owner of such shares and is a national of Saorstát Eireann, or

(b) that he holds such shares on behalf of another person and that such other person is a national of Saorstát Eireann,

shall be prima facie evidence of the facts so certified.

(2) If any person makes in a certificate under this section any statement which is false or misleading in any material respect, such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.