Commissions of Investigation Act 2004

Offence of obstructing, etc., authorised persons.

30

30.—A person is guilty of an offence if the person—

( a) intentionally obstructs an authorised person in the exercise of any of his or her powers under this Part,

( b) fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with a direction given by an authorised person in the exercise of those powers, or

( c) in purporting to give information required by an authorised person in the exercise of those powers—

(i) makes a statement knowing it to be false or misleading in a material particular, or

(ii) intentionally fails to disclose any material particular.