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Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act

Version of section 24 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-12-09:

Marginal note:Contravention of Act or regulations

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes a provision of this Act or the regulations, or a condition of a permit or other authorizing instrument issued pursuant to the regulations, is

    • (a) guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to a fine not exceeding $100,000; or

    • (b) guilty of an indictable offence and liable to a fine not exceeding $500,000.

  • Marginal note:Continuing offences

    (2) If a contravention of this Act or the regulations is committed or continued on more than one day, it constitutes a separate offence for each day on which it is committed or continued.

  • Marginal note:Injunction

    (3) Whether or not proceedings have been commenced with respect to an offence under this Act, Her Majesty in right of Canada may undertake or continue proceedings to prevent conduct that constitutes such an offence.

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