Competition Act

Version of section 65 from 2002-12-31 to 2009-03-11:

Marginal note:Contravention of Part II provisions
  •  (1) Every person who, without good and sufficient cause, the proof of which lies on that person, fails to comply with an order made under section 11 and every person who contravenes subsection 15(5) or 16(2) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction or on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to both.

  • Marginal note:Failure to supply information

    (2) Every person who, without good and sufficient cause, the proof of which lies on that person, contravenes section 114 or 123 is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction or on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

  • Marginal note:Destruction or alteration of records or things

    (3) Every person who destroys or alters, or causes to be destroyed or altered, any record or other thing that is required to be produced pursuant to section 11 or in respect of which a warrant is issued under section 15 is guilty of an offence and liable

    • (a) on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both; or

    • (b) on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding fifty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to both.

  • Marginal note:Liability of directors

    (4) Where a corporation commits an offence under this section, 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.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-34, s. 65;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 38;
  • 1999, c. 2, s. 18.
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