NARCOTIC DRUGS (CONTROL, ENFORCEMENT AND SANCTIONS) LAW - 1990 (PNDCL 236)

    Section - 57 - Offence by Bodies of Persons.

    (1) Where an offence is committed under this Law or under regulations made thereunder by a body of persons-

    (a) in the case of body corporate other than a partnership, every director or an officer of the body shall also be deemed to be guilty of the offence; and

    (b) in the case of a partnership every partner or officer of that body shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence.

    (2) No person shall be deemed to be guilty of an offence by virtue of subsection (1) of this section if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or connivance and that he exercised all due care and diligence to prevent the commission of that offence having regard to all the circumstances.