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National Credit Act, 2005 (Act No. 34 of 2005)

Chapter 8 : Enforcement of Act

Part B : Offences

160. Offences relating to regulator and Tribunal


(1) A person commits an offence who contravenes or fails to comply with an order of the Tribunal.


(2) A person commits an offence who—
(a) does anything calculated to improperly influence the Tribunal or a regulator concerning any matter connected with an investigation;
(b) anticipates any findings of the Tribunal or a regulator concerning an investigation in a way that is calculated to influence the proceedings or findings;
(c) does anything in connection with an investigation that would have been contempt of court if the proceedings had occurred in a court of law;
(d) knowingly provides false information to a regulator;
(e) defames the Tribunal or a member of the Tribunal, in their respective official capacities;
(f) wilfully interrupts the proceedings of a hearing or misbehaves in the place where a hearing is being conducted;
(g) acts contrary to a warrant to enter and search; or
(h) without authority, but claiming to have authority in terms of section 153
(i) enters or searches premises; or
(ii) attaches or removes an article or document.