387 Other offences relating to information requests from MSD

(1)

A private training establishment that intentionally fails or refuses to comply with clause 9(6) of Schedule 9 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 9(6) of Schedule 9, 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.

(4)

Despite anything to the contrary in section 25 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, a prosecution under this section must be commenced within 12 months of the date on which MSD becomes aware of the offence.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 236