Psychoactive Substances Act 2013

Offences relating to approvals

41 Offence relating to application for approval


A person commits an offence in respect of an application for approval of a psychoactive product if the person—


provides information that the person knows, or ought to know, is materially false or misleading; or


fails, without reasonable excuse, to provide any relevant information relating to—


the ingredients of the product; or


the effect of the product on individuals who use the product.


A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 3 months or a fine not exceeding $500,000, or both.