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

    Section - 9 - Offence by Bodies of Persons.

    (1) Where a body of persons commits an offence under this Decree or under regulations made thereunder then-

    (a) in the case of a body corporate other than a partnership the directors and the Secretary of that body shall also be deemed to have committed the offence;

    (b) in the case of a partnership the partners shall also be deemed to have committed the offence.

    (2) No person shall be deemed to have committed an offence under subsection (1) of this section if he proves to the satisfaction of the court that the offence was committed without his knowledge or connivance and that he took all necessary steps which he was required to take to prevent the commission of the offence having regard to all the circumstances.