(1) A Person commits a contravention of these Regulations if he, without reasonable excuse —
(a) fails to comply with an order, notice, prohibition or requirement of the Appeals Panel under section 229;
(b) having been required by the Appeals Panel under section 229 to attend before the Appeals Panel, leaves the place where his attendance is so required without the permission of the Appeals Panel;
(c) hinders or deters any person from attending before the Appeals Panel, giving evidence or producing any item, record or Document, for the purposes of any reference commenced under sections 226 or 227;
(d) threatens or causes any loss to be suffered by any person who has attended before the Appeals Panel, on account of such attendance; or
(e) threatens or causes any loss to be suffered by any member of the Appeals Panel or any person assisting the Appeals Panel at any time on account of the performance of his functions in that capacity;
(f) engages in conduct, including without limitation the —
(i) destruction of Documents; or
(ii) giving of information that is false or misleading;
that is intended to obstruct the Appeals Panel in the exercise of any of its powers.
(2) A person who commits a contravention under subsection (1) is liable to a financial penalty and may be subject to censure of the Appeals Panel, including by means of publication of a written notice of censure.
(3) Where a person fails to comply with an order, notice, prohibition or requirement of a Appeals Panel made under section 229, the Court may, on application of —
(a) the Appeals Panel; or
(b) the Chief Executive at the request of the Appeals Panel;
make any order as it thinks fit to enforce such order, notice, prohibition or requirement.
|Amended on (30 December, 2021).|