Standards in Public Office Act, 2001

Amendment of Statutory Declarations Act, 1938.

26.—(1) Section 6 (penalty for false declarations) of the Statutory Declarations Act, 1938 , is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution of “£2,000” for “fifty pounds”, and

(b) the substitution of “6 months” for “three months”.

(2) The amendment effected by subsection (1) applies to statutory declarations made after the commencement of this section.