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 1021D   OFFENCE OF PREPARER OF DEFECTIVE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OR STATEMENT GIVING THE DOCUMENT OR STATEMENT KNOWING IT TO BE DEFECTIVE  

1021D(1)   [ Knowing statement defective]  

A person commits an offence if:


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


(c) the person:


(i) gives (see subsection (3)) 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 (3)), 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 .

1021D(2)   [ Giving defective statement; reckless as to its use]  

A person commits an offence if:


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


(c) the person gives (see subsection (3)), or makes available to, another person the disclosure document or statement, reckless as to whether the other person, or someone else, will or may give it, or make it available, to another person as mentioned in subparagraph (1)(c)(i) or (ii).

1021D(3)   [ ``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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