Consumer Protection Act 2007

Offence of trader due to act or default of another person.

70.— (1) If, in relation to a commercial practice of a trader, the trader commits an offence under this Act and its commission is due to the act or default of another person, that other person shall also be guilty of an offence and may be charged with and convicted of it whether or not proceedings for an offence are brought against the trader.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) is liable on conviction to the same range of fines and penalties provided in Chapter 4 that the trader referred to in subsection (1) is or would be liable in respect of that offence.