Road Traffic Act, 1933

Punishment for fraud, etc., in obtaining policy or guarantee.

65.—(1) Every person who, for the purpose or in the course of obtaining the issue of an approved policy of insurance, an approved guarantee, or an approved combined policy and guarantee to himself or to another person, commits any fraud or makes any representation or statement (whether in writing or verbally or by conduct) which is to his knowledge false or misleading in any material respect shall be guilty of a misdemeanour and shall be liable on conviction thereof on indictment to imprisonment for any term not exceeding two years or, at the discretion of the Court, to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds.

(2) Sub-section B of section 77 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924 (No. 10 of 1924), shall be construed and have effect as if the misdemeanour mentioned in the foregoing sub-section of this section were included amongst the cases specifically mentioned in the said sub-section B.