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TOBACCO AND OTHER SMOKING PRODUCTS ACT 1998 - SECT 46

False, misleading or incomplete documents

46 False, misleading or incomplete documents

(1) A person must not give to an authorised person a document containing information the person knows is false, misleading or incomplete in a material particular.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—50 penalty units.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person if the person, when giving the document—
(a) informs the authorised person, to the best of the person’s ability, how it is false, misleading or incomplete; and
(b) if the person has, or can reasonably obtain, the correct information—gives the correct information.
(3) It is enough for a complaint against a person for an offence against subsection (1) to state that the statement made was false, misleading or incomplete to the person’s knowledge.



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