576. Offences generally.

576.     Offences generally.

Proceedings for an offence under the disused tip provisions of the Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 19691 may not be instituted except by a local authority2 or by or with the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions3. Where such an offence committed by a body corporate4 is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of, a director5, manager, secretary or similar officer of that body, or any person purporting to act in any such