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Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act

Version of section 20 from 2002-12-31 to 2020-04-29:

Marginal note:Criteria for penalty

 Except if a penalty is fixed under paragraph 19(1)(b), the amount of a penalty shall, in each case, be determined taking into account

  • (a) the degree of intention or negligence on the part of the person who committed the violation;

  • (b) the harm done by the violation;

  • (c) the history of the person who committed the violation with respect to any prior violation or conviction under an Act listed in Schedule 1 within the five-year period immediately before the violation; and

  • (d) any other criteria that may be prescribed.

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