The Rubber (Amendment) Act,2009
Section 18. Insertion of new Section 26-A
In the principal Act, after Section 26, the following section shall be inserted, namely
“26-A. Compounding of offences. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure,1973 (2 of 1974), any offence punishable under this Act may, either before the institution of prosecution or with the permission of the court after the institution of the prosecution be compounded by the Board on payment to the Board such sum of money as does not exceed the value of the goods in respect of which contravention has been committed.”.