COMPANIES ACT - 1963 (ACT 179)

    Section - 159 - General Provisions Affecting Sections 157 and 158

    (1) A company shall not be bound under either section 157 or 158 of this Code to circulate any resolution or statement if, on the application either of the company or of any other person who claims to be aggrieved, the Court is satisfied that the rights conferred by those sections are being abused to secure needless publicity for defamatory matter; and the Court may order the company's costs on an application under this section to be paid in whole or in part by the member making the request, notwithstanding that he is not a party to the application.

    (2) In the event of any default in complying with section 157 or 158 of this Code, every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.