Export and Import Permits Act

Version of section 19 from 2002-12-31 to 2007-03-30:

Marginal note:Offence and penalty
  •  (1) Every person who contravenes any provision of this Act or the regulations is guilty of

    • (a) an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to a fine not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months, or to both; or

    • (b) an indictable offence and liable to a fine in an amount that is in the discretion of the court or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, or to both.

  • Marginal note:Limitation period

    (2) A prosecution under paragraph (1)(a) may be instituted at any time within but not later than three years after the time when the subject-matter of the complaint arose.

  • Marginal note:Factors to be considered when imposing sentence

    (3) Where an offender is convicted or discharged under section 730 of the Criminal Code in respect of an offence under this Act or the regulations, the court imposing a sentence on, or discharging, the offender shall, in addition to considering any other relevant factors, consider the nature and value of the exported or imported goods that are the subject-matter of the offence.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-19, s. 19;
  • 1991, c. 28, s. 5;
  • 1995, c. 22, s. 18.
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