REGISTRATION OF BUSINESSES ACT 1956 (REVISED - 1978)
PART III - MISCELLANEOUS
Section 12. Offences.
(1) Any person who -
(a) being a person required to register his business under this Act carries on that business without registering the business; or
(b) continues to carry on any business after the period of registration has expired; or
(c) without lawful excuse fails to comply with any summons or requirement of the Registrar under section 10; or commits an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both.
(d) makes any statement or furnishes any information to the Registrar under the provisions of this Act or of rules made thereunder whether such statement is verbal or in writing, which is false in any material particular or by reason of the omission of any material particular and which he either knows or has reason to believe is false; or
(e) resists or obstructs the Registrar, any inspector or any other officer of the Commission or any public officer in the performance of his duties under this Act,
(2) Any person who, being a person responsible, permits any business to be carried on at any premises where a certificate or registration ought to be displayed under the provisions of section 11A without such certificate being so displayed, commits an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine of two thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both.
[Am. Act A1119:s.12]
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