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(1)This section applies where an offence under this Act is committed by a body corporate with the consent or connivance of an officer of the body.
(2)The officer, as well as the body, shall be guilty of the offence.
(3)In subsection (1) a reference to an officer of a body corporate includes a reference to—
(a)a director, manager or secretary,
(b)a person purporting to act as a director, manager or secretary, and
(c)if the affairs of the body are managed by its members, a member.
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