FACTORIES, OFFICES AND SHOPS ACT - 1970 (ACT 328)

    Section - 66 - Penalty for Death or Injury.

    (1) If any person is killed or dies or suffers bodily injury in consequence of an occupier or owner having contravened any provision of this Act or any regulation made thereunder, the occupier or owner shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred thousand cedis or to imprisonment not exceeding six months, or to both. [As amended by the Factories, Offices and Shops (Amendment) Law, 1991 (PNDCL 275), s.1(i)].

    (2) In the case of bodily injury, the occupier or owner shall not be liable under this section unless the injury was caused directly by the contravention.

    (3) The occupier or owner shall not be liable under this section if a charge against him under this Act in respect of the act or default by which the death or injury was caused has been heard and dismissed before the death or injury occurred.