30 Offences

Every person commits an offence against this Act and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $200 who—

(a)

without lawful justification or excuse, wilfully obstructs, hinders, or resists an Ombudsman or any other person in the exercise of his powers under this Act:

(b)

without lawful justification or excuse, refuses or wilfully fails to comply with any lawful requirement of an Ombudsman or any other person under this Act:

(c)

wilfully makes any false statement to or misleads or attempts to mislead an Ombudsman or any other person in the exercise of his powers under this Act:

(d)

represents directly or indirectly that he holds any authority under this Act when he does not hold that authority.

Compare: 1962 No 10 s 26

Section 30: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).