GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS (PROTECTION) ACT - 1979 (AFRCD 58)

    Section - 5 - Offences by Bodies of Persons.

    (1) Where any offence under this Decree is committed by any body of persons, then-

    (a) in the case of a body corporate other than a partnership, any Director or Secretary of the body corporate shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence; and

    (b) in the case of a partnership, any partner shall also be deemed to be guilty of the offence.

    (2) No person shall be deemed to be guilty of an offence under this section if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or connivance and that he did all within his power to prevent the commission of such offence having regard to all the circumstances.