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18.—(1) Any person who contravenes regulation 17 will be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding Level 5 on the standard scale.
(2) Where an offence under paragraph (1) has been committed by a body corporate and is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of any—
(d)other similar officer of the body corporate; or
(e)any person who was purporting to act in any such capacity,
he as well as the body corporate will be guilty of that offence and liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.
(3) Where the affairs of a body corporate are managed by its members, paragraph (2) will apply 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.
(4) Where a limited partnership is guilty of an offence under paragraph (1) and the offence is proved to have been committed with the consent or the connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of, a partner, he as well as the partnership will be guilty of that offence and liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.
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