If it appears the fact thereafter that there is the land holding as an agent for an alien, the legal procedure shall be enforced as follows:
1) Measures on land by enforcement to dispose of the land in accordance with legal procedures.
Under section 94 and 96 of the Land Code, stipulate that when it appears that person who obtained the land as an agent for an alien or alien entity or alien who obtained the land illegally, he/she shall dispose of such land in the portion of his/her possession within the period of time specified by the Director-General of the Department of Lands which shall be not less than one hundred eighty days and not more than one year.
2) Measures on individuals with criminal offense and to be punished in accordance with laws.
In the case of applying for land registration as an agent for an alien, there will be a criminal offense as follows;
2.1. Offenses against the Section 267 of Criminal Code: whoever, making the false statement in the official document to the competent official, shall be imprisoned of not exceeding three years or a fine of not exceeding 6,000 baht of both.
2.2. Offenses against the Land Code.
- Section 111 of Land Code: an alien who acquire of any land illegally shall be imprisoned of not exceeding two years or fined of not exceeding 20,000 baht, or both.
- Section 112 or Section 113 of Land Code: Thai national acquire any land as the agent for an alien or an alien entity shall be imprisoned of not exceeding two years or fined of not exceeding 20,000 baht, or both.
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Credit: Department of Lands