Marginal note:Limitation period for summary conviction offences
24 Proceedings by way of summary conviction may be instituted at any time within, but not later than, two years after the day on which the subject-matter of the proceedings arose.
Marginal note:Continuing offence
25 Where an offence under this Act is committed or continued on more than one day, the person who committed the offence is liable to be convicted for a separate offence for each day on which the offence is committed or continued.
26 A complaint or an information in respect of an offence under this Act may be dealt with by any competent court of criminal jurisdiction if the accused is resident or carrying on business within the territorial jurisdiction of that court, even though the subject-matter of the complaint or information did not arise in that territorial jurisdiction.
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Coming into force
Return to footnote *[Note: Act, other than section 8, in force January 1, 2001, see SI/2001-3; section 8 in force July 1, 2004, see SI/2004-71.]
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