54. Any person who with intent to deceive, makes or furnishes, or knowingly and wilfully authorises or permits the making or furnishing of, any false or misleading statement or report to the Board, a Commodity Futures Exchange, a clearing house or any officers thereof relating to —
trading in commodity futures contracts;
any matter or thing required by the Board for the proper administration of this Act; or
the enforcement of the business rules of a Commodity Futures Exchange or a clearing house,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $20,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or to both.