216. Penalties for breach of duty.

A person who fails to record any sale of horticultural produce1 consigned for sale on commission2, or who fails to send or deliver an account or sends an account not containing the required particulars3, or who makes an entry or sends or delivers an account false in any material particular, commits an offence4. The defendant will, however, be discharged if he proves to the satisfaction of the court that the offence was due to a bona fide mistake or accident, in spite of all reasonable precautions being taken and all due diligence exercised by the defendant to prevent the