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Fertilizers Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-10)

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Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2020-07-01. Previous Versions

Offences and Punishment (continued)

Marginal note:Limitation period

 Summary conviction proceedings for an offence under this Act may be instituted no later than two years after the day on which the subject matter of the proceedings arises.

  • 2015, c. 2, s. 72

Marginal note:Certificate of analyst

 In any proceedings for a violation, or for an offence under this Act, a certificate of an analyst stating that the analyst has analyzed or examined a substance or a sample submitted to the analyst by an inspector and stating the result of the examination is evidence of the statement contained in the certificate.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-10, s. 12
  • 1995, c. 40, s. 53

Marginal note:Venue

 A complaint or information in respect of an offence under this Act may be heard, tried or determined by a provincial court judge or a justice if the accused is resident or carrying on business within the territorial jurisdiction of the provincial court judge or justice, although the matter of the complaint or information did not arise in that territorial jurisdiction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-10, s. 13
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 203

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