PUBLIC PROPERTY PROTECTION ACT - 1977 (SMCD 140)

    Section - 7 - Offences by Bodies of Persons.

    Where an offence under this Decree is committed by a body of persons,-

    (a) where the body of persons is a body corporate other than a partnership, every director or officer of that body corporate shall be deemed to be guilty of that offence; and

    (b) where the body of persons is a partnership, every partner shall be deemed to be guilty of that offence:

    Provided that no person shall be deemed to be guilty of an offence under this section if he proves that the act in respect of which he is charged was committed by some other person without his consent or connivance and that he exercised all such diligence to prevent the commission of that act as he ought to have exercised having regard to all the circumstances.