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Pest Control Products Act

Version of section 71 from 2016-12-12 to 2019-12-03:


Marginal note:Offence by employee or agent or mandatary

 In a prosecution for an offence under this Act — other than an offence under section 30 or subsection 33(8), 40(1) or 44(7), an offence under subsection 47(4) as it relates to a contravention of subsection 47(3) or an offence under subsection 68(3) or 70(3) — it is sufficient proof of the offence to establish that it was committed by an employee or agent or mandatary of the accused, whether or not the employee or agent or mandatary is identified or has been prosecuted for the offence, unless the accused establishes that

  • (a) the offence was committed without the knowledge or consent of the accused; and

  • (b) the accused exercised all due diligence to prevent its commission.

  • 2002, c. 28, s. 71
  • 2016, c. 9, s. 61
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