5. Offences against the Act.
(1) If any person contravenes any of the provisions of section 32[or fails to comply with the provisions of sub-section (3) of section 4]; he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
(2) Where an offence punishable under sub-section (1) has been committed by a company or corporation, every director and manager of such company or corporation shall be punishable thereunder unless he proves that the act constituting the offence took place without his knowledge and consent.
(3) Nothing contained in section 517 or section 518 or section 520 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (5 of 1898)3, shall be deemed to authorize the destruction or confiscation under the order of any criminal court of any ship which is liable to forfeiture under this Act or of any part of such ship.