(1) If a body corporate is found guilty of an offence against the Crimes Act 1958 and the court has power to fine the body corporate, it may, unless the contrary intention appears, impose on the body corporate a fine not greater than 5 times the amount of the maximum fine that could be imposed by the court on a natural person found guilty of the same offence committed at the same time.
S. 113D(1A) inserted by No. 7/2009 s. 434 (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(t)).
(1A) Despite subsection (1), if a body corporate is found guilty by the Magistrates' Court in a summary hearing of an indictable offence, the maximum fine that the Court may impose on the body corporate is 2500 penalty units.
S. 113D(1B) inserted by No. 7/2009 s. 434 (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(t)).
(1B) Subsection (1A) is subject to any contrary intention in any Act other than this Act.
(2) This section has effect despite anything to the contrary in this Act and despite the prescription of a maximum fine for the offence applicable to all offenders.