Fisheries Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-14)

Act current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2013-11-25. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Suspended sentence
  •  (1) Where a person is convicted of an offence under this Act and the court suspends the passing of sentence pursuant to paragraph 731(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, the court may, in addition to any probation order made under that paragraph, make an order directing the person to comply with any prohibition, direction or requirement mentioned in section 79.2.

  • Marginal note:Imposition of sentence

    (2) Where a person whose sentence has been suspended fails to comply with an order made under subsection (1) or is convicted, within three years after the day on which the order was made, of another offence under this Act, the court may, on the application of the Attorney General, impose any sentence that could have been imposed if the passing of sentence had not been suspended.

  • 1991, c. 1, s. 24;
  • 1995, c. 22, s. 17.
Marginal note:Debt due to Her Majesty
  •  (1) Where the court makes an order under section 79.2 or 79.3 directing a person to pay an amount of money as compensation or for any other purpose, the amount and any interest payable on that amount constitute a debt due to Her Majesty and may be recovered as such in any court of competent jurisdiction.

  • Marginal note:Publication

    (2) Where a person fails to comply with an order made under section 79.2 or 79.3 directing the person to publish the facts relating to the commission of an offence, the Minister may publish those facts and recover the costs of publication from the person.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) Where the Minister incurs publication costs under subsection (2), the amount of the costs and any interest payable on that amount constitute a debt due to Her Majesty and may be recovered as such in any court of competent jurisdiction.

  • 1991, c. 1, s. 24.
Marginal note:Variation of orders
  •  (1) A court that has made an order under section 79.2 or 79.3 may, on application by the Attorney General or the person to whom the order applies, require the person to appear before it and, after hearing the person and the Attorney General, vary the order in any of the following ways that the court considers appropriate because of a change in the circumstances of the person since the order was made:

    • (a) change the order or any prohibition, direction or requirement mentioned in the order;

    • (b) relieve the person, either absolutely or partially and for any period that the court considers appropriate, of compliance with any prohibition, direction or requirement mentioned in the order; or

    • (c) extend or decrease the period during which the order shall remain in force.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (2) Where an application has been heard by a court under subsection (1), no other application may be made in respect of the same order except with leave of the court.

  • 1991, c. 1, s. 24.