Central Bank Reform Act 2010

48.

Offences of providing false or misleading information, etc.

48.— (1) A person shall not provide to the Head of Financial Regulation or the Bank, for the purposes of this Part, information that the person knows or ought to know is false or misleading.

(2) A person who is carrying out, or proposes to carry out, a controlled function shall not provide information or a document that the person knows or ought to know is false or misleading to a regulated financial service provider with a view to the information or document being provided to the Head of Financial Regulation or the Bank for the purposes of this Part.

(3) A person shall not give the Head of Financial Regulation or the Bank, for the purposes of this Part, a document (whether in response to an evidentiary notice or otherwise) that the person knows or ought to know is false or misleading or is not what it purports to be.

(4) A person (in this subsection called the “examinee”) who is appearing before the Head of Financial Regulation shall not, in an answer to a question put by the Head of Financial Regulation or another person with the consent of the Head of Financial Regulation, make a statement that the examinee knows or ought to know is false or misleading in a material particular.

(5) A person who contravenes subsection (1), (2), (3) or (4) commits an offence.

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

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Offence under section included in definition of “relevant offence” for purposes of Criminal Justice Act 2011 (22/2011) (9.08.2011) by Criminal Justice Act 2011 (22/2011), s. 3 and sch. 1 item 13, S.I. No. 411 of 2011.