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Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Act 2020

Section 6 and 7 – Offences by bodies corporate etc.

22.Section 6 provides that certain individuals can be held criminally liable for the offence in section 1 where the offence is committed by certain bodies. This means, for example, that a director of a company could be criminally liable for the offence where the company that the person is a director of committed the offence.

23.This section applies to the offence in section 1 only and not to the offences in the Schedule.

24.Section 7 sets out how proceedings are to be brought against a partnership or an unincorporated association where they are alleged to have committed an offence under section 1.

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