18 Offence to require or request that individual disregard scheme

(1)

A person commits an offence if, without lawful authority under this Act, the person requires or requests that an individual—

(a)

disregard the effect of the clean slate scheme when answering a question about his or her criminal record; or

(b)

disregard the effect of the clean slate scheme and disclose, or give consent to the disclosure of, his or her criminal record.

(2)

A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

Section 18(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).