Data and Statistics Bill

77 False or misleading statement

(1)

A person commits an offence if the person knowingly makes a false or misleading statement or knowingly makes any material omission when responding to—

(a)

a request for data made to the person under Part 3; or

(b)

a requirement imposed under section 57(1)(b).

(2)

A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, $2,000; and

(b)

in any other case, $12,000.

Compare: 1975 No 1 s 44