Offences
22.
—(1)  Any person who —
(a)
being an employer, a foreign employee or a self-employed foreigner to whom a work pass applies, contravenes any of the conditions of the work pass;
(b)
contravenes section 13(4);
(c)
wilfully obstructs an employment inspector in the exercise of his powers under section 16, 21, 21A, 21B, 21C, 21E or 21F;
(d)
makes any statement or furnishes any information to the Controller or an employment inspector under this Act which he knows or ought reasonably to know is false in any material particular or is misleading by reason of the omission of any material particular;
(e)
gives, sells, forges or unlawfully alters a work pass;
(f)
uses or, without lawful authority, has in his possession any forged or unlawfully altered work pass, or a work pass which is issued to another person; or
(g)
contravenes section 13(1), (2) or (3), 14 or 17(1) or (3),
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable —
(i)
in the case of an offence under paragraph (a), (b) or (c), on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both;
(ii)
in the case of an offence under paragraph (d), (e) or (f), on conviction to a fine not exceeding $15,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both; and
(iii)
in the case of an offence under paragraph (g), on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000.
(2)  Any employer, foreign employee or self-employed foreigner who —
(a)
knows, or has reason to believe, that an offence has been committed under subsection (1)(d); and
(b)
intentionally omits to furnish any information to the Controller in respect of that offence,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both.