|137||Title:||ANTIBIOTICS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||10||Heading:||Offences and penalties||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) Any person who contravenes section 4 or 5 commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $30000 and to imprisonment for 12 months. (Replaced 69 of 1986 s. 2. Amended 84 of 1992 s. 15)
(2) Where an offence under this Ordinance has been committed by a body corporate, every person who at the time of the commission of the offence was a director, general manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, or was purporting to act in any such capacity, shall be deemed to be guilty of that offence unless he proves that the offence was committed without his consent or connivance and that he exercised all such diligence to prevent the commission of the offence as he ought to have exercised having regard to the nature of his functions in that capacity and to all the circumstances.
(3) Notwithstanding any provision in any Ordinance prescribing the period within which summary proceedings may be commenced, proceedings for an offence under this Ordinance may be commenced at any time within the period of 12 months next after the date of the commission of the offence:
Provided that this subsection shall not apply to an offence under section 9. (Added 69 of 1986 s. 2)