Employment Premium Act, 1975


7.—(1) A person who furnishes false information or makes a false statement in connection with an application for an employment premium shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) Where an offence under this Act was committed by a body corporate and is proved to have been so committed with the consent or approval of, or to have been facilitated by any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other officer of the body corporate, he also shall be deemed to have been guilty of the offence.

(3) A person who is guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £300 or, in the case of a second or subsequent such offence, £400.

(4) An offence under this Act may be prosecuted by the Minister.

(5) A prosecution under this Act may be instituted within twelve months after the offence.