Section 40



Due Diligence Defence

40. No person shall be found guilty of an offence if it is established that the person took all reasonable measures to comply with this Act or to prevent the commission of the offence.

BEHIND THE WORDS

This section can be described as the defence of due diligence. It provides not only a potential defence for an individual but also for a corporation or officer, director or agent of a corporation.

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