The Patents Act 1977 (as amended)

Section 109: Falsification of register etc.


If a person makes or causes to be made a false entry in any register kept under this Act, or a writing falsely purporting to be a copy or reproduction of an entry in any such register, or produces or tenders or causes to be produced or tendered in evidence any such writing, knowing the entry or writing to be false, he shall be liable -

  • (a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the prescribed sum,

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