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1.4 Action to be taken regarding false declaration
Where it appears that an applicant has made a false declaration, the circumstances of the case should be referred through the Administration Manager (DHOAS) to the nominated liaison officer who will discuss the case with the Director of Public Prosecutions Liaison Officer (DPPLO). The DPPLO will assist with the decision as to whether a case is suitable for prosecution. Any action regarding prosecution should follow the guidelines contained in the Benefits Prosecution Guidelines Chapters 2.3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.