400. Offence regarding notices.

400.     Offence regarding notices.

If any person places or maintains on or near any access land1, or on or near a way leading to any access land, a notice containing any false or misleading information likely to deter the public from exercising the right of public access2, he is liable to a fine3.

The court before whom a person is convicted of such an offence may, in addition to or in substitution for the imposition of a fine, order him to remove the notice in respect of which he is convicted within such