Under the new Covid law, anyone who falsifies their vaccine status or fails a test will be fined £10,000.
People in England can now be fined up to £10,000 on the spot for faking a vaccination or falsely reporting a negative test result under new Covid laws.
The government released detailed laws on "Covid passes" tonight, which MPs will vote on tomorrow.
Despite a Tory revolt, the law is expected to be approved tomorrow, and will apply to all venues open after 1am, which will now require proof of vaccination or a negative test.
It will also apply to indoor crowded venues with a capacity of more than 500 people, outdoor crowded events with a capacity of 4,000 or more people, and any event with a capacity of more than 10,000 people.
Venues in England will be required to require club-goers and punters to show a "Covid pass" as a condition of entry starting Wednesday at 6 a.m., according to Mirror Online.
This will require them to show that they have received two doses of a vaccine or that they have recently passed a Covid test.
People can show a text or e-mail from the government, or the NHS app on their phone.
People have speculated that under the new law, people could forge texts from the NHS testing service confirming a negative result.
However, the legislation states that making, adapting, supplying, or offering to supply "false evidence of Covid status to another person" that is known to be "false or misleading" will be illegal.
A fixed penalty notice of £10,000 will be issued for a first offense, according to the legislation.
These laws will be voted on by MPs tomorrow, but despite a Tory revolt, they are expected to pass because Labour has stated that they will support the bill.
Today, the Health Protection Regulations 2021 were released.
Councils may also close businesses if they do not follow the rules or demonstrate that they are conducting appropriate checks on customers attending events.
Venues that do not follow the rules for conducting checks or ignore council improvement or closure notices could face a fine of £1,000 in the first instance, which would be reduced to £500 if paid within 14 days.
The penalty will be increased to £2,000 for a second offense, £4,000 for a third offense, and £10,000 for a fourth or subsequent offense.
The regulations, which are set to expire on January 26, impose "obligations on those responsible for organizing certain events or managing certain venues to take reasonable measures to ensure that they did not admit any person to such events," according to a 24-page document.
Nightclubs, dance halls, discos, theaters, concert halls, some live music venues or other public buildings, exhibition and conference centers, sports stadiums, and others that are open between 1am and 5am, have a dancefloor, play music for dancing, and serve alcohol in the early hours of the morning are subject to the rules.
Customers must show a valid notification of a negative test result taken within 48 hours prior to the event or a NHS Covid pass or an approved equivalent certificate to show they have been vaccinated, unless they are exempt.