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Security agents providing false statements (Read 1942 times)
15. Jun 2009 at 15:08

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Under the Security and Investigation
Agents Act 1995, security agents cannot
make false statements in information
provided to the Commissioner. There were
three court matters in 2008 in relation to
this conduct.
• One man pleaded guilty to two counts of
making false statements and was fined
$200 for each offence plus prosecution
costs, fees and levies. In September
2006 and 2007, he submitted Personal
Information Declarations in which
he answered ‘no’ to the question of
whether or not he had been arrested or
reported for any offence.
• An individual was convicted and fined
$4,000 for making false or misleading
statements. He omitted that he had
been convicted of common assault and
assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
• An individual failed to disclose a
criminal conviction when applying for
a licence. This resulted in a conviction
and $750 fine.
A fourth court matter resulted in the
cancellation of a person’s licence after
he was convicted of a prescribed offence
and therefore no longer deemed to be a
fit and proper person to be the holder of a


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