Posession Of Equipment To Make A False Document
The offence of possession of equipment to make a false document came into force on 22 February 2010.
It is a new offence and in short is committed by a person who is in possession of equipment, material or other thing which is capable of being used to make a false document, with intent that they will use the equipment to commit the offence of forgery.
The maximum penalty for the offence of Possession of equipment to make a false document is 3 years.
What the police must prove
- The accused possessed any equipment material or other thing capable of being used to make a false document ;
- With the intention that the person or another person will use the equipment, material or other thing;
- To commit the offence of forgery.