Offences under the Act

They are provided for under S.40 (1) and they include;

  1. failure or refusal to produce to the Bureau a certificate, permit, constitution, charter or other document relevant for the purposes of the Act.
  2. Knowingly giving false information for the purpose of obtaining a permit or other requirement.
  3. Operating contrary to the conditions/directions specified in the permit.
  4. Engaging in any activity prohibited under the Act.

Punishment for the above offences is a fine not exceeding 72 currency points (currency point is equivalent to 20,000/=) (1440, 000/=) or imprisonment sentence for a term not exceeding 3 years or both.

In case of a continuing offence, a fine not exceeding 15 currency points (300, 000/= ) per day of default