SUPERANNUATION INDUSTRY (SUPERVISION) ACT 1993

PART 26 - OFFENCES RELATING TO STATEMENTS, RECORDS ETC.  

SECTION 307   INCORRECTLY KEEPING RECORDS WITH INTENTION OF DECEIVING OR MISLEADING ETC.  

307(1)  


A person commits an offence if the person:


(a) keeps any accounts, accounting records or other records in such a way that they:


(i) do not correctly record and explain the matters, transactions, acts or operations to which they relate; or

(ii) are (whether in whole or in part) illegible, indecipherable, incapable of identification or, if they are kept in the form of a data processing device, incapable of being used to reproduce information; or


(b) makes a record of any matter, transaction, act or operation in such a way that it does not correctly record the matter, transaction, act or operation; or


(c) alters, defaces, mutilates, falsifies, damages, removes, conceals or destroys any accounts, accounting records or other records (whether in whole or in part); or


(d) does or omits to do any other act or thing to any accounts, accounting records or other records;

with any of the following intentions (whether or not the person had any other intention):


(e) deceiving or misleading the Regulator or a particular SIS officer;


(f) hindering or obstructing the Regulator or a particular SIS officer (otherwise than in the investigation of an offence against, or arising out of, this Act or the regulations);


(g) hindering or obstructing the investigation of an offence against, or arising out of, this Act or the regulations;


(h) hindering, obstructing or defeating the administration, execution or enforcement of this Act, the regulations or the prudential standards;


(i) defeating the purposes of this Act, the regulations or the prudential standards.

307(2)  
The offence is punishable on conviction by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years.




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