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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 141 – Offences by bodies corporate etc.

288.This section deals with offences committed by companies, partnerships and other bodies. It effectively provides for certain persons responsible for the management or control of these bodies to share criminal responsibility for offences committed with their consent or connivance or due to their neglect.

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