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Canada Transportation Act

Version of section 56.7 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-06-21:

Marginal note:Offence — subsection 56.1(1)

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes subsection 56.1(1) is guilty of an offence and is liable

    • (a) on summary conviction, to a fine of not more than $25,000; or

    • (b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine of not more than $50,000.

  • Marginal note:Offence — subsection 56.2(1) or (9)

    (2) Every person who contravenes subsection 56.2(1) or (9) or an order made under subsection 56.4(1) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to a fine not exceeding $10,000,000 or to both.

  • Marginal note:Continuing offence

    (3) If an offence under subsection (2) is committed or continued on more than one day, the person who commits it is liable to be convicted for a separate offence for each day on which it is committed or continued.

  • Marginal note:Officers, etc., of corporations

    (4) If a corporation commits an offence under subsection (1) or (2), 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.

  • Marginal note:Sections 174 and 175 do not apply

    (5) Sections 174 and 175 do not apply in respect of an offence committed under subsection (1) or (2).

  • 2000, c. 15, s. 2

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