Office Premises Act, 1958

Prosecution of offences, etc.

39.—(1) Any offence under this Act may be prosecuted by the enforcing authority.

(2) An offence under this Act alleged to have been committed by the owner or occupier of an office may be prosecuted by a person employed in that office or by an official of a trade union of which that person is a member.

(3) It shall be sufficient in a summons in respect of an offence under this Act to allege that the office is an office within the meaning of this Act and to state the name of the ostensible occupier of the office or, where the occupier is a firm, the name of the firm.

(4) Where any offence is committed under this Act by reason of a failure to make an examination, enter a report or do any other thing, at or within a prescribed time, the offence shall be deemed to continue until the examination is made, the report entered or the other thing done, as the case may be.