Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Act, 1990

Offences under Principal Act and this Act by directors, etc., of bodies corporate.

23.—(1) Where an offence under the Principal Act or this Act has been committed by a body corporate and is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of a person being a director, manager, secretary or other officer of that body corporate, or a person who was purporting to act in any such capacity, that person shall also be guilty of an offence and be liable to be proceeded against and punished as if he were guilty of the first mentioned offence.

(2) Where the affairs of a body corporate are managed by its members, subsection (1) shall apply in relation to the acts and defaults of a member in connection with his functions of management as if he were a director or manager of the body corporate.