§3-2-36. Crimes and offenses relating to applications for registration or change of registration; penalties


Published: 2015

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WVC 3-2-36

§3-2-36. Crimes and offenses relating to applications for

registration or change of registration; penalties.

(a) A person who willfully provides false information

concerning a material matter or thing on an application for

registration or change of registration, under oath, affirmation or

attestation, shall be deemed guilty of perjury; one who induces or

procures another person to do so shall be deemed guilty of

subordination of perjury.

(b) A person who knowingly offers any application for

registration or transfer of registration when the applicant therein

is not qualified to register or transfer his registration, or any

person who knowingly administers an oath or affirmation to an

applicant for registration or change of registration when the

application contains false information concerning a material matter

or thing, or any person who falsely represents that an oath or

affirmation was executed by an applicant for registration or change

of registration, shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction

thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than one

year nor more than three years, or fined not less than five

hundred dollars nor more than five thousand dollars, or both fined

and imprisoned, or, in the discretion of the court, be confined in

the county jail for not more than one year, or fined not less than

five hundred dollars nor more than five thousand dollars, or both

fined and imprisoned.





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