RESTRICTION ON TRANSFER OF ASSETS ACT - 1970 (ACT 323)

    Section - 4 - Bankers and Others to give Information.

    (1) It shall be the duty of any banker requested in writing by the Minister so to do to give any information in his knowledge or possession concerning any bank account to which section 2 of this Act relates or any security, thing or document referred to in that section.

    (2) It shall be the duty of any person (including a banker) to give any information in his knowledge or possession concerning any activities, assets, moneys or public funds referred to in paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) of section 1 of this Act which may reasonably be requested from him in writing by the Minister for any of the purposes referred to in the said paragraphs.

    (3) Any person who-

    (a) without reasonable excuse proof of which shall be on him, fails to comply with a request made by the Minister under this section, or

    (b) gives in response to any such request any information which he knows to be false or which he has no reason to believe to be true,

    shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding Nc200 or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding one year or to both; and to a further fine not exceeding Nc10 for each day on which the offence continues.