(1) Where an offence under this Act 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) a director, manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, or
(b) any person who was purporting to act in any such capacity,
he as well as the body corporate shall be guilty of that offence and be liable to be proceeded against accordingly.
(2) In subsection (1) “director”, in relation to any body corporate—
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