Canada National Parks Act

Version of section 25 from 2009-06-18 to 2010-12-09:

Marginal note:Trafficking in wildlife, etc.
  •  (1) Except as permitted by this Act or the regulations, no person shall traffic in any wild mammal, amphibian, reptile, bird, fish or invertebrate, any part or an egg or embryo thereof, any plant or part of a plant, or any other naturally occurring object or product of natural phenomena, taken in or from a park.

  • Marginal note:Offence

    (2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and liable

    • (a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both; or

    • (b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding $25,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.

  • Definition of traffic

    (3) In this section and section 26, traffic means to sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, buy, offer to buy, solicit, barter, exchange, give, send, transport or deliver.

  • 2000, c. 32, s. 25;
  • 2009, c. 17, s. 4.
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