238. Offences by corporations.

238.     Offences by corporations.

Where an offence under any of the statutory provisions governing the grading and sale of regulated produce1 or the movement of such produce2 which has been committed by a body corporate is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director3, manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, or any person who was purporting to act in any such capacity, he as well as the body corporate is deemed to be guilty of