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Part 8E+WHigh hedges

Enforcement powers etc.E+W

78Offences committed by bodies corporateE+W

(1)Where an offence under this Part committed by a body corporate is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of—

(a)a director, manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, or

(b)any person who was purporting to act in any such capacity,

he, as well as the body corporate, shall be guilty of that offence and be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

(2)Where the affairs of a body corporate are managed by its members, subsection (1) applies in relation to the acts and defaults of a member in connection with his functions of management as if he were a director of the body corporate.


Commencement Information

I1S. 78 in force at 31.12.2004 for W. by S.I. 2004/3238, art. 2

I2S. 78 in force at 1.6.2005 for E. by S.I. 2005/710, art. 2