• General Provisions

    • 218. General contravention provision

      (1) A person who —
      (a) does an act or thing that the person is prohibited from doing by or under these Regulations or any Rules made under these Regulations;
      (b) does not do an act or thing that the person is required to do by or under these Regulations or any Rules made under these Regulations;
      (c) fails to comply with a requirement or condition imposed by or under these Regulations or any Rules made under these Regulations; or
      (d) otherwise contravenes a provision of these Regulations or any Rules made under these Regulations, including the General Prohibition;
      commits a contravention of these Regulations.

    • 219. Defence against contraventions of section 18

      In proceedings for a contravention of section 18 it is a defence for the accused to show that he believed on reasonable grounds that the content of the communication was prepared, or approved for the purposes of section 18, by an Authorised Person.

    • 220. Involvement in contraventions

      If a person is Knowingly Concerned in a contravention of these Regulations committed by another person, the aforementioned person as well as the other person commits the contravention and is liable to be proceeded against and dealt with accordingly.

    • 221. Misleading the Regulator: residual cases

      (1) A person who, in purported compliance with any requirement falling within subsection (2) knowingly or recklessly gives the Regulator information which is false or misleading in a material particular commits a contravention of these Regulations.
      (2) Subsection (1) applies only to a requirement in relation to which no other provision of these Regulations or any Rules made under these Regulations creates a contravention of these Regulations in connection with the giving of information.