[194 Offences]
[194 Offences]

[(1)     If any person, for the purpose of procuring a particular decision on an application (whether by himself or another) for the issue of a certificate under section 191 or 192—

(a)     knowingly or recklessly makes a statement which is false or misleading in a material particular;

(b)     with intent to deceive, uses any document which is false or misleading in a material particular; or

(c)     with intent to deceive, withholds any material information,

he shall be guilty of an offence.

(2)     A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) shall be liable—

(a)     on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum; or

(b)     on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or a fine, or both.