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Food Standards Act 1999

Section 16: Offences relating to sections 13 and 14

61.This section makes it an offence for anyone to obstruct the Agency’s authorised officer from exercising power of entry or knowingly to provide false or misleading information or to withhold information required under sections 13 and 14. The current (November 1999) maximum value of a level 5 fine is £5,000.

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