§ 10-108.  Unlawful Acts Pertaining to the Civil Service.
   (1)   No person shall make any false statement, certificate, mark, rating or report with regard to any test, certification or appointment made under the civil service regulations or in any manner commit or attempt to commit any fraud preventing the impartial execution of such regulations.
   (2)   No person shall, directly or indirectly, give, render, pay, offer, solicit or accept any money, service or other valuable consideration for or on account of any appointment, proposed appointment, promotion or proposed promotion to, or any advantage in, a position in the civil service.
   (3)   No employee in the office of the Personnel Director, and no examiner, or other person shall defeat, deceive or obstruct any person in his right to examination, eligibility, certification or appointment under the civil service regulations or furnish to any person any special or secret information for the purpose of affecting the rights or prospects of any person with respect to employment in the civil service.
   (4)   Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section shall upon conviction, in addition to any penalties and punishment provided for hereafter, for a period of five years be ineligible for appointment to or employment in any position under the City.
   Sources:   A Model State Civil Service Law, Section 20.
   Purposes:   Civil service procedures are protected from fraudulent and dishonest practices by subjecting those who participate in such practices to penalties of fines and imprisonment (Section 10-109) and ineligibility for a period of five years for appointment to or employment in any City position.