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    10. Failure to supply information to inquiry

    (1) Where under section 9 an officer is required by a reporting officer to give any information or answer any question, an officer who without reasonable excuse

    (a) fails to give that information or answer that question; or

    (b) gives any information or answer that is false in any particular,

    commits an offence.

    Penalty: $300.

    (2) Where under section 9 a prisoner is required by a reporting officer to give any information or answer any question, a prisoner who without reasonable excuse

    (a) fails to give that information or answer that question; or

    (b) gives any information or answer that is false in any particular,

    commits an aggravated prison offence.

    (3) It is a defence in any proceedings for an offence under subsection (1) or (2) to show that the reporting officer did not comply with section 9(5).

    [Section 10 amended by No. 47 of 1991 s. 7; No. 74 of 2003 s. 94(4).]



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