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Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Version of section 39.1 from 2019-08-28 to 2024-06-19:

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 $50,000, in the case of an individual, and $250,000 in any other case.

  • 2012, c. 31, s. 328
  • 2019, c. 28, s. 67

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