Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act, 1956

Form of application.

17.—(1) An application for a certificate of naturalisation shall—

(a) be in the prescribed form, and

(b) be accompanied by such evidence (including statutory declarations) to vouch the application as the Minister may require.

(2) If any person, for the purposes of or in relation to an application for a certificate of naturalisation, gives or makes to the Minister any statement or information which is to his knowledge false or misleading in any material respect, he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or, at the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months or to both such fine and imprisonment.