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§ 1231. Illegal use of professional title; penalty

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 2. Miscellaneous Laws Relating to Schools
Certification of Teachers (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 1231
§ 1231. Illegal use of professional title; penalty
It is unlawful for any person within this Commonwealth to assume or use the professional title or other designation which any registrant may use in connection with his or her name in the practice of the art of teaching, which may be prescribed in accordance with this act,1 unless he or she has a legal and valid certificate of registration issued under this act, or to forge any such certificate of registration, or alter any certificate of registration so issued.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall, for a first offense, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00), or to suffer imprisonment not exceeding six (6) months, or both, at the discretion of the court; and, upon conviction of a second or subsequent offense, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), and to suffer imprisonment for a term of not less than six (6) months or more than one (1) year.

Credits

1931, May 29, P.L. 210, § 8.

Footnotes

24 P.S. §§ 1224 to 1231.
24 P.S. § 1231, PA ST 24 P.S. § 1231
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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