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52 .         Offences, limitation period for and court’s powers as to

        [(1)-(2)         deleted]

        (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.

        (4)         Notwithstanding 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.]

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