1023. Offences under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 by corporations.

1023.     Offences under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 by corporations.

Where an offence under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 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, a director1, 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 guilty of that offence and is liable to be