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 to be false in a material particular