Factories Act

Chapter X - Penalties and Procedure

Section 94: Enhanced penalty after previous conviction

(1) If any person who has been convicted of any offence punishable under Section 92 is again guilty of an offence involving a contravention of the same provision, he shall be punishable on a subsequent conviction with imprisonment of a term which may extend to three years or with fine which shall not be less than ten thousand rupees but which may extent to two lakh rupees or with both :

Provided that the count may, for any adequate and special reasons to be mentioned in the judgment, impose a fine of less than ten thousand rupees :
Provided further that where contravention of any of the provisions of Chapter IV or any rule made thereunder or under Section 87 has resulted in an accident causing death or serious bodily injury, the fine shall not be less than thirty-five thousand rupees in the case of an accident causing death and ten thousand rupees in the case an accident causing serious bodily injury.

(2) For the purposes of sub-section (1), no cognizance shall be taken of any conviction made more than two years before the commission of the offence for which the person is subsequently being convicted.
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