(3) Except as provided
in section 45(3), where a person, being a dealer (in this subsection referred
to as the accused ), is convicted of an offence against this Act and the court
by which he is convicted is of opinion that some other person was defrauded or
suffered pecuniary loss by reason of the commission of the offence, the court
may, in addition to imposing a penalty for the offence, order the accused to
pay to that other person by way of recoupment of his loss, such sum as the
court thinks fit and specifies in its order.
anything in any Act proceedings for an offence against this Act may be brought
within the period of 2 years after the commission of the alleged offence.
[Section 52 amended: No. 74 of 1975 s. 16; No. 49
of 1979 s. 25; No. 4 of 2002 s. 51; No. 84 of 2004 s. 82.]