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Energy Act 2013

Section 105: Offences relating to false information and deception

478.This section creates an offence for a person to knowingly or recklessly make a false statement in response to a requirement under a relevant statutory provision or for the purpose of obtaining the issue of a document under any of those provisions. This includes information provided to the ONR or its inspectors for the purposes of those provisions. Offences are also created for the making of false statements or entries in documents issued under the relevant statutory provisions as well as using counterfeit documents with the intent to deceive (see subsections (3)(a) and (5)(a)).

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