An Act to amend the Stock Diseases Act 1923 with respect to providing false or misleading information in relation to stock.
1 Name of Act
This Act is the Stock Diseases Amendment (False Information) Act 2004.
This Act commences on a day to be appointed by proclamation.
Schedule 1 Amendments
 Section 20J Providing false or misleading information
Omit “100 penalty units” from section 20J (2).Insert instead “200 penalty units”.
 Section 20J (2A)
Insert after section 20J (2):(2A) A person must not, in or in connection with an arrangement or agreement or proposed arrangement or agreement for the agistment of stock or for the use of land for grazing of stock (including any lease or proposed lease of land for grazing of stock), make a statement or provide information in relation to:(a) the presence or absence of infection in stock, carcasses or land, or(b) any matter relevant to an assessment of the likelihood of the exposure of stock to infection, orthat is false or misleading in a material particular.(c) any other matter prescribed by the regulations,Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units.