Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Version of section 39.1 from 2014-04-01 to 2019-08-27:

Marginal note:Commission of violation

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes a provision designated under paragraph 28(1)(i) commits a violation and is liable to a penalty established in accordance with the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Purpose of penalty

    (2) The purpose of a penalty is to promote compliance with this Act and not to punish.

  • Marginal note:Maximum penalty

    (3) The maximum penalty for a violation is $5,000, in the case of an individual, and $40,000 in any other case.

  • 2012, c. 31, s. 328

Date modified: