2015 Hawaii Revised Statutes
502. Bureau of Conveyances; Recording
502-54 Penalty for false certificate.

HI Rev Stat § 502-54 (2015) What's This?


Sections 502-41 to 502-54 designated as Part V and part heading amended by L 2009, c 102, §2(6).

§502-54 Penalty for false certificate. Any officer authorized to take acknowledgments to instruments who knowingly incorporates in the certificate of acknowledgment any false or misleading statement as to the facts therein contained, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. Nothing in this section shall be construed to do away with the liability for civil damages for such act. [L 1882, c 41; am L 1903, c 8, §2; RL 1925, §3159; RL 1935, §5145; am L 1941, c 22, §1; RL 1945, §12745; RL 1955, §343-38; HRS §502-54]

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