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(a)an offence under this Act has been committed by—
(i)a body corporate,
(ii)a Scottish partnership, or
(iii)an unincorporated association other than a Scottish partnership, and
(b)it is proved that the offence was committed with the consent or connivance of, or was attributable to any neglect on the part of—
(i)a relevant person, or
(ii)a person purporting to act in the capacity of a relevant person,
that person, as well as the body corporate, partnership or, as the case may be, unincorporated association, is guilty of the offence and liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.
(2)In subsection (1), “relevant person” means—
(a)in relation to a body corporate other than a council, a director, manager, secretary, member or other similar officer of the body,
(b)in relation to a council, an officer or member of the council,
(c)in relation to a Scottish partnership, a partner, and
(d)in relation to an unincorporated association other than a Scottish partnership, a person who is concerned in the management or control of the association.
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