Civil Aviation Act 1990

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56A Security check offences


Every person commits an offence who, in relation to a security check of that person,—


provides information that the person knows is false or misleading in a material particular; or


fails to disclose, without reasonable excuse, information that the person knows to be materially relevant.


Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or a fine not exceeding $10,000.

Section 56A: inserted, on 26 September 2007, by section 8 of the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 89).

Section 56A(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).