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Civil Aviation Act 2012

Section 52: Penalty for providing false information, destroying documents etc

159.Section 52 provides that the CAA may impose a penalty that it considers appropriate and proportionate on a person who, in relevant circumstances, knowingly or recklessly provides information that is false or misleading. The relevant circumstances are where the person provides the false or misleading information in accordance with a licence condition or in response to a notice under section 50 or knowing that the information is likely to be used by the CAA for the purpose of carrying out its functions under Chapter 1 of Part 1. A penalty may also be imposed if a document that is required to be produced by a notice under section 50 is intentionally altered, suppressed or destroyed.

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