PUBLIC PROPERTY PROTECTION ACT - 1977 (SMCD 140)

    Section - 5 - Obtaining Public Property by False Statements, Etc.

    Any person who causes any public property to be given or paid to him or any other person by means of any statement or representation which he knows to be false or which he has no reason to believe to be true shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to imprisonment not exceeding five years or to a fine not exceeding c5,000.00 or to both.