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Energy Act 2004

Defaults in relation to evidence

597.Paragraph 11 provides an enforcement power for paragraphs 8, 9 and 10. A person can be held in contempt of court by the High Court or Court of Session for failing to comply with a notice requiring production of documents, failing to comply with a notice requiring attendance at an oral hearing or failing to comply with a notice requiring production of a written statement. A person may also be held in contempt of court if he makes a statement which is false in any material sense in a written statement, or if he provides information which is materially false in the course of providing information which is otherwise verified by a statement of truth. It also provides for altering, suppressing or destroying a document requested by the Commission to be a criminal offence.

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