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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 88.3

False or misleading records

             (1)  An approved provider must not, in purported compliance with subsection 88-1(1), make a record that is false or misleading in a material particular.

Note:          Approved providers have a responsibility under Part 4.3 to comply with this subsection. Failure to comply with a responsibility can result in a sanction being imposed under Part 4.4.

             (2)  If a person:

                     (a)  in purported compliance with subsection 88-1(1), makes a record of any matter or thing; and

                     (b)  the record is false or misleading in a material particular; and

                     (c)  the record relates to the affairs of an approved provider that is a * corporation, or to the payment of a * subsidy;

the person commits an offence punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding 30 penalty units.

Note:          Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.



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