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111Instructing, causing or inducing contraventionsE+W+S

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(1)A person (A) must not instruct another (B) to do in relation to a third person (C) anything which contravenes Part 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 or section 108(1) or (2) or 112(1) (a basic contravention).

(2)A person (A) must not cause another (B) to do in relation to a third person (C) anything which is a basic contravention.

(3)A person (A) must not induce another (B) to do in relation to a third person (C) anything which is a basic contravention.

(4)For the purposes of subsection (3), inducement may be direct or indirect.

(5)Proceedings for a contravention of this section may be brought—

(a)by B, if B is subjected to a detriment as a result of A's conduct;

(b)by C, if C is subjected to a detriment as a result of A's conduct;

(c)by the Commission.

(6)For the purposes of subsection (5), it does not matter whether—

(a)the basic contravention occurs;

(b)any other proceedings are, or may be, brought in relation to A's conduct.

(7)This section does not apply unless the relationship between A and B is such that A is in a position to commit a basic contravention in relation to B.

(8)A reference in this section to causing or inducing a person to do something includes a reference to attempting to cause or induce the person to do it.

(9)For the purposes of Part 9 (enforcement), a contravention of this section is to be treated as relating—

(a)in a case within subsection (5)(a), to the Part of this Act which, because of the relationship between A and B, A is in a position to contravene in relation to B;

(b)in a case within subsection (5)(b), to the Part of this Act which, because of the relationship between B and C, B is in a position to contravene in relation to C.

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