Forestry Act, 1946

Limitation on certain penalties.


(a) a person is convicted of an offence under section 37 or section 38 or section 39 or section 42 or section 45 or section 47 or section 51 of this Act, and

(b) the offence relates to more than twenty trees, and

(c) that person satisfies the Court that the commission of the offence was due to a bona fide mistake of fact, whether on his part or on the part of a person acting under his orders or with his permission,

then, the total amount of the fine imposed on him in respect of the offence shall not exceed one hundred pounds.