254. Offences with respect to subsidence information.

254.     Offences with respect to subsidence information.

It is an offence for any person1 for specified purposes2 in relation to the Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991:

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    (1)     to furnish any other person with any information which he knows to be false in a material particular3;

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    (2)     recklessly to furnish any other person with any information which is false in a material particular4; or

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    (3)     to withhold any information from any person with intent to deceive5.

A licensed operator6 is guilty of an offence if he:

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    (a)     furnishes the Coal Authority7 with any information which he knows