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Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [Lords] Committee 1


Public Bill Committee


Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [Lords]


Mr William Bain




Clause  4,  page  2,  line  31,  at end add—



Where a partnership is convicted of an offence under section 4, any person


admitted as a partner after the date of the commission of the offence who can


prove that he or she was ignorant of that offence and had no knowledge of its


commission, shall not be liable to pay any fine or proportion of a fine imposed on


the partnership.’.


Duty of disclosure


Mr William Bain




To move the following Clause:—


‘( )    

Prior to the admission of a person as a partner into the partnership, the partnership


must disclose to that person—



any circumstances of which the partnership is aware which might give


rise to a prosecution of the partnership for a criminal offence; and



all convictions of the partnership which have occurred in the previous


three years.’.



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