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Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

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10Power to order conviction etc to be publicised

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(1)A court before which an organisation is convicted of corporate manslaughter or corporate homicide may make an order (a “publicity order”) requiring the organisation to publicise in a specified manner—

(a)the fact that it has been convicted of the offence;

(b)specified particulars of the offence;

(c)the amount of any fine imposed;

(d)the terms of any remedial order made.

(2)In deciding on the terms of a publicity order that it is proposing to make, the court must—

(a)ascertain the views of such enforcement authority or authorities (if any) as it considers appropriate, and

(b)have regard to any representations made by the prosecution or on behalf of the organisation.

(3)A publicity order—

(a)must specify a period within which the requirements referred to in subsection (1) are to be complied with;

(b)may require the organisation to supply to any enforcement authority whose views have been ascertained under subsection (2), within a specified period, evidence that those requirements have been complied with.

(4)An organisation that fails to comply with a publicity order is guilty of an offence, and liable on conviction on indictment to a fine.

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