65A Liability of directors and managers
  • (1) Where any body corporate is convicted of an offence against this Act, every director and every person concerned in the management of the body corporate is guilty of the same offence if the prosecution proves—

    • (a) that the act that constituted the offence took place with the director's or manager's authority, permission, or consent; or

    • (b) that the director or manager knew or could reasonably be expected to have known that the offence was to be or was being committed and failed to take all reasonable steps to prevent or stop it.

    (2) Where any director or person concerned in the management of a body corporate is convicted of an offence against this Act by virtue of subsection (1), the director or person is liable to the penalty applicable to an individual who commits the offence.

    Section 65A: inserted, on 15 October 2000, by section 5 of the Wildlife (Penalties and Related Matters) Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 43).