Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

13.

Requirement for further or corrected information

13. (1) Where the Commission considers —

(a) that further information is required if an application or return made by a person is to comply with section 11 or 12 , or

(b) that any information contained in an application made by a person under section 11 or a return made by a person under section 12 is inaccurate or misleading,

the Commission may by notice given to the person require the person to provide further or corrected information within 21 days from the date on which the notice is given.

(2) If a person does not comply with a requirement under subsection (1) relating to an application or return, the Commission shall—

(a) remove from the Register the information contained in the application or return, and

(b) notify the person of the reason for the removal of the information from the Register,

and the person shall be treated for the purposes of this Act as never having made the application or return.

(3) Where the Commission considers that any information contained in an application made by a person under section 11 or a return made by a person under section 12 is inaccurate or misleading, the Commission may immediately remove from the Register the information contained in the application or return pending provision of corrected information; and the person shall be treated for the purposes of this Act as never having made the application or return unless and until the corrected information is provided.