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The Cinemas (Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Penalties and forfeitures

13.—(1) A person guilty of an offence under paragraph (1) of Article 12 shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding—

(a)in the case of an offence under sub-paragraph (a) of that paragraph, £20,000,

(b)in any other case, level 5 on the standard scale.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), the court by or before which a person is convicted of an offence under Article 12(1)(a) may order any thing produced to the court, and shown to the satisfaction of the court to relate to the offence, to be forfeited and dealt with in such manner as the court may order.

(3) The court shall not order any thing to be forfeited under paragraph (2), where a person claiming to be the owner of or otherwise interested in it applies to be heard by the court, unless an opportunity has been given to him to show cause why the order should not be made.

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