S 302 repealed by No 137 of 2000, s 3 and Sch 2 item 388, effective 24 May 2001. For transitional provisions see note under s 299V. S 302 formerly read:
FALSE OR MISLEADING STATEMENTS
A person who:
makes a statement to an SIS officer that is false or misleading in a material particular; or
omits from a statement made to an SIS officer any matter or thing without which the statement is misleading in a material particular;
is guilty of an offence punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding 40 penalty units.
In the case of a person failing to quote his or her tax file number, see section
In a prosecution of a person for an offence against subsection (1), it is a defence if the person proves that the person:
did not know; and
could not reasonably be expected to have known;
that the statement to which the prosecution relates was false or misleading.