Section 29B Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1978 | Providing False Information


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The Legislation

Section 29B of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1978 (NSW) is Providing False Information and is extracted below.

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29B False information

(1) This section applies to the provision of information to an officer in the exercise of a power conferred on the officer by this Part to require the provision of the information.

(2) A person who provides information to which this section applies that the person knows is false or misleading in a material particular is guilty of an offence. Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

(3) A person is not guilty of an offence against this section unless the officer:
(a) warned the person of the requirement to provide information that is not false or misleading, and
(b) identified himself or herself to the person as an officer.