PUBLIC PROPERTY PROTECTION ACT - 1977 (SMCD 140)

    Section - 3 - Failure to Account for Public Property.

    (1) Any person who without reasonable excuse fails to account for any public property which was under his control or entrusted to his care shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to imprisonment not exceeding five years or to a fine not exceeding c5,000.00 or to both.

    (2) This section shall have effect without prejudice to the provisions of the Audit Service Decree, 1972 (N.R.C.D. 49) or of any other enactment relating to public property.