Commentary on Sections of the Act

Part 2 – Additional Learning Needs

Chapter 4 – Avoiding and Resolving Disagreements.
Appeals and applications to the Tribunal
Section 79 - Offence

170.This section provides that those who fail, without reasonable excuse, to comply with a requirement (imposed by regulations under section 74 or 75) related to the disclosure or inspection of documents or to attend the tribunal to give evidence and produce documents, is guilty of an offence punishable by a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.