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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Section 790R: PSC register: offences in connection with request for or disclosure of information

451.Section 790R provides that it is an offence for a person to knowingly or recklessly make a misleading, false or deceptive statement in a request made under section 790O; or for a person who has obtained information under that section to do (or fail to do) anything that results in the information being disclosed to another person if they know or suspect that person may use the information for an improper purpose. This is based on provision in section 119 of CA 2006 (‘Register of members: offences in connection with request for or disclosure of information’). The offence is triable either way and punishable by imprisonment and/or a fine.

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