Equal Status Act 2000

Offences generally.

43

43. (1) A person guilty of an offence under any provision of this Act shall be liable

( a ) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding £ 1,500 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or both, or

( b ) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding £ 25,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or both.

(2) If the contravention in respect of which a person is convicted of an offence under any provision of this Act is continued after the conviction, the person shall be guilty of a further offence on every day on which the contravention continues and for each such offence shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £ 250 or, on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding £ 1,500.