(1) A person must not, without reasonable excuse:(a) refuse or fail to comply with a notice served under this Part, or(b) refuse or fail to answer a question that the person is required to answer by the Chairperson at any meeting of the Tribunal under this Part.(2) It is a reasonable excuse for the purposes of subsection (1) that to comply with the notice or to answer the question might tend to incriminate the person or make the person liable to any forfeiture or penalty.(3) A person must not:(a) give to the Tribunal, whether orally or in writing, information that the person knows to be false or misleading in a material particular (unless the person informs the Tribunal of that fact), or(b) at a meeting of the Tribunal, give evidence that the person knows to be false or misleading in a material particular.(4) A person must not hinder, obstruct or interfere with the Chairperson or any other member of the Tribunal in the exercise of functions for the purposes of this Part as Chairperson or other member.(5) A person must not take any action that detrimentally affects the employment of another person, or threaten to do so, because that other person has assisted the Tribunal in any investigation.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.