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Transport Act 2000

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(1)A person commits an offence if without reasonable excuse he fails to comply with a requirement of regulations made under section 81.

(2)A person commits an offence if he is in possession of information provided to him or obtained by him under regulations made under section 81 and he discloses the information otherwise than—

(a)with the consent of the person by whom it was provided or from whom it was obtained,

(b)for the purposes of the regulations,

(c)for the purposes of any proceedings arising out of this Chapter,

(d)for the purposes of any criminal proceedings (however arising),

(e)for the purposes of any proceedings brought by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 4 to the [1982 c. 16.] Civil Aviation Act 1982 (claims against Eurocontrol),

(f)for the purposes of a public inquiry or investigation held or carried out under regulations made under section 75 of the [1982 c. 16.] Civil Aviation Act 1982, or

(g)for the purposes of a report of any proceedings, inquiry or investigation mentioned above.

(3)A person commits an offence if in providing particulars under a provision contained in regulations by virtue of section 81(2)(d)—

(a)he provides particulars which he knows are false in a material particular, or

(b)he recklessly provides particulars which are false in a material particular.

(4)A person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(5)A person who commits an offence under subsection (2) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both.

(6)A person who commits an offence under subsection (3) is liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both;

(b)on conviction on indictment, to a fine or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or to both.

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