Firearms (Proofing) Act 1968

Penalties.

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10. (1) A person found guilty of an offence under this Act for which no express penalty has been provided shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months, or, at the discretion of the court, to both such fine and such imprisonment.

(2) Where a person has been convicted of an offence under this Act and the contravention in respect of which he has been so convicted is continued after the conviction, he shall be guilty of a further offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds for each day on which the contravention is so continued.

(3) Where an offence under this Act which has been committed by a body corporate is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary, or other similar officer of the body corporate, or any person purporting to act in any such capacity, he as well as the body corporate shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence.