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Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act (S.C. 1995, c. 25)

Act current to 2020-09-09 and last amended on 2019-06-21. Previous Versions

Enforcement (continued)

Marginal note:Limitation period for summary conviction offences

 Proceedings by way of summary conviction may be instituted at any time within, but not later than, two years after the day on which the subject-matter of the proceedings arose.

Marginal note:Continuing offence

 Where an offence under this Act is committed or continued on more than one day, the person who committed the offence is liable to be convicted for a separate offence for each day on which the offence is committed or continued.

Marginal note:Venue

 A complaint or an information in respect of an offence under this Act may be dealt with by any competent court of criminal jurisdiction if the accused is resident or carrying on business within the territorial jurisdiction of that court, even though the subject-matter of the complaint or information did not arise in that territorial jurisdiction.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act or any provision of this Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Return to footnote *[Note: Act, other than section 8, in force January 1, 2001, see SI/2001-3; section 8 in force July 1, 2004, see SI/2004-71.]

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