(1) An officer of an organisation who, with the intention of deceiving members or creditors of the organisation about its affairs, dishonestly makes or publishes, or concurs in making or publishing, a statement (whether or not in writing) that to his or her knowledge is or may be false or misleading in a material particular is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 7 years.(2) In this section:
creditor of an organisation includes a person who has entered into a security for the benefit of the organisation.
officer of an organisation includes any member of the organisation who is concerned in its management and any person purporting to act as an officer of the organisation.
organisation means any body corporate or unincorporated association.