99. Offence of using, making available etc unauthorised decoders.

A person commits an offence if he:

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    (1)     makes, imports, distributes, sells or lets for hire or offers or exposes for sale or hire1 any unauthorised decoder2;

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    (2)     has in his possession for commercial purposes any unauthorised decoder;

  3.  

    (3)     instals, maintains or replaces for commercial purposes any unauthorised decoder; or

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    (4)     advertises any unauthorised decoder for sale or hire or otherwise promotes any unauthorised decoder by means of commercial communications3.

A person guilty of such an offence is liable on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum,