Title 52 - Oil & Gas Code

§52-109. False verification of documents as perjury - Punishment.


Any person who shall verify under oath any report, map or drawing or other statement or document authorized or required by the provisions of this act, or by any order, rule or regulation of the Commission made under the provisions of this act to be filed with the Commission or with the Secretary of the Commission, or with any other officer, and who files or causes the same to be filed with the Secretary of the Commission or other officer, which states or contains any material matter which he knows to be false is guilty of the felony of perjury, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for not less than two (2) years, nor more than ten (10) years.

Added by Laws 1933, c. 131, p. 291, § 26, emerg. eff. April 10, 1933. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 491, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 356, eff. July 1, 1999.

NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 491 from July 1, 1998, to July 1, 1999.