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SALE OF LAND ACT 1962 - SECT 12

Offences in relation to the sale of land

Any person who, with the intention of inducing any person to buy any land

        (a)     knowingly or recklessly makes or publishes any false representation or wilfully false promise;

        (b)     states or publishes any statement that he or some other person named by him will buy, at a profit to be received in the future by such prospective purchaser

              (i)     the land in question or any part thereof;

              (ii)     any interest in that land or in any part thereof; or

              (iii)     any other land or chattel owned by the prospective purchaser;

        (c)     states or publishes any statement that he or some other person named by him will at some future time obtain for the prospective purchaser a profit on the sale of the land in question or any part thereof or any interest in that land or in any part thereof;

        (d)     makes or publishes any statement promise or forecast which he knows to be misleading or deceptive or fraudulently conceals any material facts or recklessly makes any statement or forecast which is misleading or deceptive; or

        (e)     makes any statement promise or forecast concerning the provision of amenities or services which are normally provided by the State or by any statutory authority unless he has been advised in writing by the State or by the authority in question that such amenities or services will be so provided—

shall be guilty of an offence against this Act and shall for every such offence be liable to a penalty of not more than 50 penalty units or to imprisonment for a term of not more than twelve months.

No. 3933 s. 44.



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