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    34. Penalties

    (1) Every person who commits any offence against this Act shall (unless another penalty is specified for the offence) be liable on summary conviction to a penalty as follows

    (a) in the case of a natural person

    (i) for a first offence, to a maximum penalty of $3 000;

    (ii) for a second offence, a maximum penalty of $5 000;

    (iii) for a third or subsequent offence, to a maximum penalty of $10 000 or imprisonment for a period of 12 months or both;

    (b) in the case of a body corporate

    (i) for a first offence to a maximum penalty of $10 000;

    (ii) for a second offence to a maximum penalty of $25 000; and

    (iii) for a third or subsequent offence to a maximum penalty of $50 000.

    (2) A person who attempts to commit an offence against this Act is guilty of an offence against this Act.

    (3) A person who omits or neglects to perform any duty or obligation imposed on him by this Act is guilty of an offence against this Act.

    [Section 34 4 amended by No. 22 of 1966 s. 10; No. 55 of 1981 s. 12; No. 51 of 1984 s. 19; No. 20 of 1989 s. 3; No. 50 of 2003 s. 83(2).]



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