Bribery Act 2010

11Penalties

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(1)An individual guilty of an offence under section 1, 2 or 6 is liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or to both,

(b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, or to a fine, or to both.

(2)Any other person guilty of an offence under section 1, 2 or 6 is liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum,

(b)on conviction on indictment, to a fine.

(3)A person guilty of an offence under section 7 is liable on conviction on indictment to a fine.

(4)The reference in subsection (1)(a) to 12 months is to be read—

(a)in its application to England and Wales in relation to an offence committed before the commencement of section 154(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, and

(b)in its application to Northern Ireland,

as a reference to 6 months.