Section 51 – Participation of the injured person

(1) The liability of the corporation cannot be pursued by way of private action, even in cases where the corporate crime is a private offence.

(2) The injured party may participate in the proceedings against the person in charge or the corporation to the extent that he/she would be entitled to do so on the basis of the underlying corporate crime and exercise powers and rights pursuant to Sections 395 to 406l of the Code of Criminal Procedure.