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PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 2008 - SECT 155C

Failing to make disclosure or making false, misleading or incomplete disclosure

155C Failing to make disclosure or making false, misleading or incomplete disclosure

(1) A person must not—
(a) fail to give the chief executive (communities) a disclosure as required under section 155B , unless the person has a reasonable excuse; or
(b) give the chief executive (communities) an approved form under section 155B that is false, misleading or incomplete in a material particular.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—100 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.
(2) Subsection (1) (b) does not apply to a person in relation to particular information that the person is unable to provide if the person—
(a) indicates in the approved form the information that the person is unable to provide; and
(b) otherwise gives the information in the approved form to the best of the person’s ability.
(3) It is enough for a complaint for an offence against subsection (1) (b) to state that the disclosure was ‘false or misleading’ to the person’s knowledge, without specifying which.



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