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Industrial Development Act 1982

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3(1)Any person who in purported compliance with a notice under paragraph 1 of this Schedule knowingly or recklessly makes any statement or produces any document which is false in a material particular shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or on conviction on indictment to a fine, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to both.

(2)Any person who without reasonable excuse fails to comply with a notice under paragraph 1 of this Schedule shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

(3)Any person who wilfully obstructs any person in the exercise of a right of entry under paragraph 2 of this Schedule, or without reasonable excuse fails to comply with a requirement under that paragraph, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(4)In relation to offences under this paragraph committed in England and Wales before the coming into force of section 38 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982 or in Scotland before the coming into force of section 54 of that Act—

(a)the reference in sub-paragraph (2) above to level 5 on the standard scale shall have effect as a reference to £400 ; and

(b)the reference in sub-paragraph (3) above to level 3 on the standard scale shall have effect as a reference to £50.

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