Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 7 - FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS  

PART 7.9 - FINANCIAL PRODUCT DISCLOSURE AND OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO ISSUE, SALE AND PURCHASE OF FINANCIAL PRODUCTS  

Division 7 - Enforcement  

Subdivision A - Offences  

SECTION 1021F   OFFENCE OF REGULATED PERSON (OTHER THAN PREPARER) GIVING DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OR STATEMENT KNOWING IT TO BE DEFECTIVE  

1021F(1)   [ Regulated person]  

A regulated person commits an offence if:


(a) another person prepares (or has someone else prepare for them) a disclosure document or statement (not being information required by paragraph 1012G(3) (a)); and


(b) the regulated person knows that the disclosure document or statement is defective; and


(c) the regulated person:


(i) gives (see subsection (2)) another person the disclosure document or statement in circumstances in which it is required by a provision of this Part to be given to the other person; or

(ii) gives (see subsection (2)), or makes available to, another person the disclosure document or statement, reckless as to whether the other person will or may rely on the information in it.

Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters in sections 1012D , 1012DAA , 1012DA and 1012E .

1021F(2)   [ ``give'']  

In this section, give means give by any means (including orally), and is not limited to giving in accordance with section 1015C .


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