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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 27: Offences in relation to section 26

27.This provision makes it an offence to fail to comply with the requirement to provide information to FSS under section 26. It also makes it an offence to provide or knowingly or recklessly provide false or misleading information. Having an offence of failing to provide information will help ensure FSS has access to all information it needs to be able to assess the performance of enforcement authorities.

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