840. Offences under the REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008.

It is an offence for a person: (1) intentionally to obstruct an authorised person1 in the exercise or performance of the powers or duties2 of the authorised person; or (2) to make a statement which that person knows to be false or misleading in a material particular or recklessly and which is false or misleading in a material particular, where the statement is made in purported compliance with a listed REACH provision3 or with a requirement to furnish any information imposed by or under the REACH Enforcement Regulations 20084.

Where an authorised person exercises the powers of enforcement under the