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False or misleading information

112 False or misleading information

(1) A person who--
(a) in, or in relation to, any application made under this Act, or
(b) in purported compliance with a requirement of a notice under this Act, or
(c) in purporting to provide information under this Act that the person has been authorised to provide,
gives information that is false or misleading in a material particular is guilty of an offence.
: Maximum penalty--50 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months, or both.
(2) It is a defence to a prosecution of a person for an offence under subsection (1) if it is proved that, at the time the information was given, the person believed, on reasonable grounds--
(a) in the case of false information--that the information was true, or
(b) in the case of misleading information--that the information was not misleading.

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