Marginal note:General punishment
22 (1) Every person who contravenes any provision of this Act or the regulations, for which no punishment has been provided, is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable
(a) for a first offence, to a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars; and
(b) for each subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars.
Marginal note:Arrest without warrant
(2) For the purpose of this Act, a peace officer may exercise the powers of search and seizure provided for in section 487 of the Criminal Code without a warrant if the conditions for obtaining a warrant exist but, by reason of exigent circumstances, it would not be practicable to obtain a warrant.
Marginal note:Additional fine
(3) Where a person has been convicted of an offence under this Act, the court may, where it is satisfied that as a result of the commission of the offence the person acquired any monetary benefits or that monetary benefits accrued to the person, order the person to pay, notwithstanding the maximum amount of any fine that may otherwise be imposed under this Act, an additional fine in an amount equal to the court’s estimate of the amount of those monetary benefits.
- R.S., 1985, c. E-17, s. 22
- 1993, c. 32, s. 12
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