(1) This section applies to any provision of the Companies Acts that provides that a person guilty of an offence is liable on summary conviction in England and Wales to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months.
(2) In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of section 154(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c 44), for “twelve months” substitute “six months”.
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