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Iron and Steel Act 1982

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32False information

(1)A person shall be guilty of an offence if—

(a)in purported compliance with a requirement imposed under any provision of this Act or of regulations under this Act to supply information, he supplies any information which he knows to be false in a material particular or recklessly supplies any information which is so false; or

(b)in purported compliance with a requirement so imposed to supply a copy of, or extract from, a book of account, record or document, he supplies a document purporting to be such a copy or extract but which he knows to differ in a material particular from the book, record or document of which it purports to be a copy or, as the case may be, from the passage in which it purports to consist, or recklessly supplies a document purporting to be such a copy or extract but which so differs.

(2)A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) above shall be liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or to both ;

(b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to a fine, or to both.

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