Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 280 from 2005-06-28 to 2012-06-21:

Marginal note:Liability of directors, officers and agents
  •  (1) If a corporation commits an offence under this Act or the regulations, any officer, director or agent of the corporation who directed, authorized, assented to, acquiesced in or participated in the commission of the offence is a party to and guilty of the offence, and is liable to the punishment provided for the offence, whether or not the corporation has been prosecuted or convicted.

  • Marginal note:Liability of master and chief engineer of ship

    (2) If a ship commits an offence under this Act or the regulations and the master or the chief engineer of the ship directed, authorized, assented to, acquiesced in or participated in the commission of the offence, the master or chief engineer, as the case may be, is a party to and guilty of the offence, and is liable to the punishment provided for the offence, whether or not the ship has been prosecuted or convicted.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 280;
  • 2005, c. 23, s. 41.
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