TIMBER INDUSTRY AND GHANA TIMBER MARKETING BOARD (AMENDMENT) ACT - 1977 (SMCD 128)

    Section - 8 - General Penalties.

    Any person who -

    (a) fails without reasonable excuse proof of which shall be on him to submit any return requested by the Board under section 5 of this Decree or submits in response to any such request any return which he knows to be false or which he has no reason to believe to be true;

    (b) contravenes any direction given to him by the Board under section 6 of this Decree;

    (c) contravenes the provision of section 7 of this Decree;

    shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable upon summary conviction to a fine not exceeding c5,000.00 or one year's imprisonment or both; and in the case of a continuing offence to a further fine not exceeding c50.00 in respect of each day on which the offence continues.