Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Body Corporate And Community Management Act 1997

Chapter 6
Part 12
Division 2
Section 298

False or misleading documents | Section 298

(1)A person must not give the commissioner or an adjudicator (each the receiver) a document containing information the person knows is false or misleading.

Maximum penalty—60 penalty units.

(2)Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who, when giving the document—

(a)informs the receiver, to the best of the person’s ability, how it is false or misleading; and

(b)if the person has, or can reasonably obtain, the correct information—gives the correct information to the receiver.

(3)It is enough for a complaint under the Justices Act 1886 against a person for an offence against subsection (1) to state that the document was false or misleading to the person’s knowledge.

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