A person who commits by act or omission a breach of these regulations commits an offence against these regulations and is liable upon conviction ¾
(a) for a first offence, $1 000 and imprisonment for 9 months;
(b) for a second or subsequent offence, $5 000 and imprisonment for 12 months.
[Regulation 17 amended in Gazette 14 May 2004 p. 1446.]