Hazardous Products Act
Marginal note:Contravening or not complying with Act or regulation
28 (1) Every person who contravenes or fails to comply with any provision of this Act or of any regulation made under this Act
(a) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both; or
(b) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to a fine not exceeding one million dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both.
Marginal note:Officers, etc., of corporations
(2) Where a corporation commits an offence under subsection (1), any officer, director or agent of the corporation who directed, authorized, assented to, acquiesced in or participated in the commission of the offence is a party to and guilty of the offence and is liable on conviction to the punishment provided for the offence, whether or not the corporation has been prosecuted or convicted.
Marginal note:Limitation period
(3) Proceedings by way of summary conviction in respect of an offence under paragraph (1)(a) may be instituted at any time within but not later than twelve months after the time when the subject-matter of the proceedings arose.
- R.S., 1985, c. 24 (3rd Supp.), s. 1
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