214. Certification of defaults

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(1) If a person other than the Investigator (the "Defaulter") fails to comply with a requirement imposed on him under this Part the person imposing the requirement may certify that fact in writing to the Court of First Instance.
(2) If the Court of First Instance is satisfied that the Defaulter failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirement, it may deal with the Defaulter (and in the case of a Body Corporate, any Director or other Officer) as if he were in contempt.
(3) A person who knows or suspects that an investigation is being or is likely to be conducted under this Part shall not knowingly —
(a) falsify, conceal, destroy or otherwise dispose of a Document which he knows or suspects is or would be relevant to such an investigation; or
(b) cause or permit the falsification, concealment, destruction or disposal of such a Document.
(4) A person shall not, in purported compliance with a requirement imposed on him under this Part —
(a) provide information which he knows to be false or misleading in a material particular; or
(b) recklessly provide information which is false or misleading in a material particular.
(5) A person shall not intentionally obstruct the exercise of any rights conferred by an order under section 212.