Explanatory Memorandum

Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 23

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 8 – Miscellaneous and Supplementary

Section 74 – Offences by bodies corporate

This section 74 modifies section 20(2) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 concerning offences by bodies corporate for the purposes of its application to this Act. The effect of this section is that it makes a company director and those that have control over a company guilty of an offence under this Act if it can be proved that the offence was committed with their consent or connivance, or could be attributed to their neglect.