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Section: Existing boards, commissions and public bodies continued

Statute: 49:5-13

a. Any person who makes a takeover offer involving a target company without a disclosure statement required under section 3, may be imprisoned for a period not to exceed 1 year, or fined an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 or both. b. Any person who, in connection with a takeover offer, knowingly makes or causes to be made to the bureau chief any representation of a material fact which he knows to be false, or knowingly withholds or causes to be withheld from the bureau chief any information the disclosure of which he knows is necessary, in light of the circumstances, to make not misleading other representations of material facts made or caused to be made by him to the bureau chief, may be imprisoned for a period of not less than 1 year nor more than 5 years, or fined an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 or both. c. Any person who in connection with a takeover offer knowingly publishes or causes to be published any representation of a material fact which he knows to be false, or knowingly omits to publish information which he knows is necessary, in light of the circumstances, to make not misleading other representation of material facts published or caused to be published by him, may be imprisoned for a period not less than 1 nor more than 5 years, or fined an amount not to exceed $50,000.00, or both, provided, however, this subsection shall not apply to the mailing by a target company to the record or beneficial owners of its equity securities of solicitation materials published by an offeror. d. Any person who knowingly violates any provision of this act for which a specific criminal penalty is not otherwise provided may be imprisoned for a period not to exceed 1 year, or fined an amount not to exceed $10,000.00, or both. L.1977, c. 76, s. 13, eff. April 27, 1977.

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