The Coffee Act,1942<
36. Contraventions of sections 16,17 and 18.
(1) Any registered owner who contravene the provisions of sub-section (2) of section 16, or section 17 or section 18, any licensed curer 1[or dealer] who contravenes the provisions of sub-section (2) of section 16, 2[* * *] shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees.
(2) When a registered owner is convicted under this section, the Board may thereafter deduct from any payment to be made under section 34 to such registered owner a sum equal to the value as estimated by the Board of any coffee unlawfully sold by him.
1 Inserted by Coffee Expansion (Amendment) Act (2 of 1944), S. 3 (27-2-1944).
2 Words and figures “and any person who contravenes the provisions of section 19” omitted by Coffee (Amendment) Act (48 of 1961), S. 11 (19-4-1962).