(1) For the purposes of this Chapter, or of a proceeding under this Chapter, if:
(a) a person makes a representation with respect to any future matter (including the doing of, or refusing to do, any act); and
(b) the person does not have reasonable grounds for making the representation;
the representation is taken to be misleading.
(2) Subsection (1) does not limit the circumstances in which a representation may be misleading.
(3) In this section:
"proceeding under this Chapter" has the same meaning as it has in section 769B.