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177 .         False or misleading statements in documents: offence

        (1)         A person must not in a document required by or for the purposes of this Act or lodged with or submitted to the Commissioner or in a document submitted to a meeting of members of an incorporated association —

            (a)         make or authorise the making of a statement that to the person’s knowledge is false or misleading in any material particular; or

            (b)         omit or authorise the omission of any matter or thing without which the document is to the person’s knowledge misleading in any material respect.

        Penalty: a fine of $5 000.

        (2)         This section does not limit or affect the operation of section 172 insofar as it applies to the Fair Trading Act 2010 section 88.

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