§12-15-11  Penalty for false representation. –


Published: 2015

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TITLE 12

Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-15

Public Defender

SECTION 12-15-11



   § 12-15-11  Penalty for false

representation. –

Whoever knowingly makes a false statement or representation to the public

defender, assistants, or any employee of that office to obtain the legal

services of the public defender or one of his or her assistants under this

chapter, either for himself or herself or for any other person, shall, upon

conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor

more than three hundred dollars ($300), or by imprisonment not longer than

thirty (30) days, or both. Each false statement or representation shall

constitute a separate and distinct offense.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1962, ch. 196, § 1.)