Health Act, 1953

False statements, etc.

33.—If any person, for the purpose of obtaining any service provided under this Part of this Act, whether for himself or some other person, or for any purpose connected with this Part of this Act—

(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 under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or, at the discretion of the Court, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding three months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.