81. Information required for statutory purposes.

81.     Information required for statutory purposes.

If the Secretary of State has grounds to suspect that a person is committing or has committed an offence under the Chemical Weapons Act 1996, the Secretary of State may by notice served on the person require him to give specified information1. The information required must be information which the Secretary of State has reasonable cause to believe will help to establish whether the person is committing or has committed an offence2. A person who without reasonable excuse fails to comply with a notice served on him is guilty