427. Penalties for false statements to obtain grants.

Any person who, for the purpose of obtaining for himself or any other person any grant under a farm capital grant scheme1, knowingly or recklessly makes a false statement, commits an offence2.

Where a body corporate is guilty of an offence under the Agriculture Act 1970 or any order or scheme made thereunder and that offence is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, or any person who was purporting to act in