Failure to give information of death, or to comply with the registrar's requisitions, entails a penalty not exceeding forty shillings, and making false statements or certificates, or forging or falsifying them, is punishable either summarily within six months, or on indictment within three years of the offence.
Children age 14 and younger were more likely to admit to falsifying symptoms when confronted than those between the ages of 15 and 18.
Parents who suspect that their child may be deliberately hurting themselves or falsifying symptoms should contact their pediatrician immediately for assessment.
On the other hand, for those you do not know in real life, social networking can have you open up to someone who is falsifying all of the information you believe they are revealing about themselves.
The editor, Marco Antonio de Dominis, has been accused of falsifying the text, but a comparison with a MS. corrected by Sarpi himself shows that the alterations are both unnecessary and unimportant.