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Part 3U.K.Miscellaneous and final provisions

Chapter 1U.K.Miscellaneous

Advertisements in the United KingdomU.K.

124 Offence of breaching restriction under section 123U.K.

(1)A person who contravenes section 123(1) is guilty of an offence.

(2)A person is not guilty of an offence under this section unless it is proved that he knew or had reason to suspect that section 123 applied to the advertisement or information.

But this subsection only applies if sufficient evidence is adduced to raise an issue as to whether the person had the knowledge or reason mentioned.

(3)A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, or a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale, or both.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

Commencement Information

I1S. 124 in force at 30.12.2005 by S.I. 2005/2213, art. 2(l) (with savings and transitional provisions in S.I. 2005/2897, arts. 3-16)