Canadian Navigable Waters Act
38 (1) If, on the application of the Minister, it appears to a court of competent jurisdiction that a person has done, is about to do or is likely to do any act constituting or directed toward the commission of an offence under this Act, the court may issue an injunction ordering a person named in the application
(a) to refrain from doing an act that, in the opinion of the court, may constitute or be directed toward the commission of the offence; or
(b) to do an act that, in the opinion of the court, may prevent the commission of the offence.
(2) No injunction may be issued under subsection (1) unless 48 hours’ notice is served on the party or parties named in the application or the urgency of the situation is such that service would not be in the public interest.
- 2009, c. 2, s. 340
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