236 Offences concerning information requests

(1)

A private training establishment that intentionally fails or refuses to comply with section 235F(7) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to the penalty specified in subsection (3).

(2)

A private training establishment commits an offence and is liable on conviction to the penalty specified in subsection (3) if, in response to any requirement to supply information under section 235F(7), the establishment intentionally—

(a)

makes a false or misleading statement; or

(b)

makes a statement from which any material matter has been omitted; or

(c)

provides any false or misleading paper, document, or record; or

(d)

provides a paper, document, or record from which any material matter has been omitted.

(3)

The maximum penalty for an offence against subsection (1) or (2) is a fine not exceeding $5,000, and, if the offence is a continuing one, a fine not exceeding $500 for each day the offence continues.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 238C

Section 236: replaced, on 30 August 2011, by section 32 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

Section 236(1): amended, on 4 October 2013, by regulation 3(1) of the Criminal Procedure (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/409).

Section 236(2): amended, on 4 October 2013, by regulation 3(1) of the Criminal Procedure (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/409).