2006 Code of Virginia § 19.2-161 - Penalty for false swearing with regard to statement of indigence

19.2-161. Penalty for false swearing with regard to statement of indigence.

Any person charged with a felony who shall falsely swear or who shall executethe statement provided for in 19.2-159 knowing such statement to be false,shall be guilty of perjury, punishable as a Class 5 felony.

Any person charged with a misdemeanor punishable by confinement in jail whoshall falsely swear or who shall execute the statement provided for in 19.2-159 knowing such statement to be false shall be guilty of a Class 1misdemeanor.

(Code 1950, 19.1-241.6, 19.1-241.12; 1964, c. 657; 1973, c. 316; 1975, c.495.)


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