Energy Administration Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. E-6)

Act current to 2014-09-29 and last amended on 2005-12-12. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Evidence required

 No person shall transport, carry, convey or move any kind of gas out of its province of production or take delivery of any kind of gas outside its province of production unless there is documentary evidence recorded by the person that the price paid or to be paid therefor is a price approved by the Board or a prescribed price, as the case may require.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-6, s. 44;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (2nd Supp.), s. 6.
Marginal note:Records

 Every person who engages in a transaction described in section 43 shall keep records and books of account at his place of business in Canada, or elsewhere in Canada as the regulations may require, in such form and containing such information as will enable a determination to be made of the price at which any gas was purchased or sold in the course of the transaction.

  • 1974-75-76, c. 47, s. 55.
Marginal note:Records

 Every person who acquires any gas in a province other than its province of production from the person who brought the gas out of its province of production or caused it to be brought therefrom shall keep records and books of account at his place of business in Canada, or elsewhere in Canada as the regulations may require, in such form and containing such information as will enable a determination to be made of the price at which the gas was so acquired.

  • 1974-75-76, c. 47, s. 56.

Offences and Punishment

Marginal note:Offences respecting records and other documents

 Every person who

  • (a) knowingly makes any false entry or statement in any record, book of account or other document required by this Part or any regulations thereunder to be kept, or

  • (b) knowingly destroys, mutilates or falsifies any record, book of account or other document required by this Part or any regulations thereunder to be kept

is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.

  • 1974-75-76, c. 47, s. 57;
  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 114, s. 26.
Marginal note:Contravention of sections 43 and 44
  •  (1) Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of sections 43 and 44 is guilty of an offence and liable

    • (a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both; or

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

  • Marginal note:Officers, etc., of corporation

    (2) Where a corporation commits an offence under this Part, 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 on conviction to the punishment provided for the offence whether or not the corporation has been prosecuted or convicted.

  • 1974-75-76, c. 47, s. 58;
  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 114, s. 27.