<This section is suspended through the COVID-19 disaster emergency relief period. See Executive Order No. 20-04 (2019 HI EO 20-04) signed on April 16, 2020, and executive actions issued subsequent thereto.>
Any officer authorized to take acknowledgments to instruments who knowingly incorporates
in the certificate of acknowledgment any false or misleading statement as to the facts
therein contained, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than
one year, or both. Nothing in this section shall be construed to do away with the liability for civil
damages for such act.
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