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Rouge National Urban Park Act (S.C. 2015, c. 10)

Act current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2024-05-27. Previous Versions

Offences and Penalties (continued)

Marginal note:Compensation for cost of remedial or preventive action

  •  (1) A court must not, under paragraph 46(1)(c), order a person convicted of an offence to compensate another person for the cost of any remedial or preventive action referred to in that paragraph if the other person is entitled to make a claim for compensation for that cost under the Marine Liability Act.

  • Marginal note:Compensation for loss or damage — property

    (2) A court must not, under subsection 47(1), order a person convicted of an offence to pay to another person an amount of money by way of satisfaction or compensation for loss of or damage to property if the other person is entitled to make a claim for compensation for that loss or damage under the Marine Liability Act.

Marginal note:Limitation period

 No proceedings by way of summary conviction in respect of an offence under this Act may be instituted more than five years after the day on which the subject matter of the proceedings arose, unless the prosecutor and the defendant agree that they may be instituted after the five years.

Marginal note:Contraventions Act

 If an offence under this Act is designated as a contravention under the Contraventions Act, subsection 8(5) of that Act does not apply in respect of the fine that may be established for that contravention.

Marginal note:Publication of information about contraventions

  •  (1) For the purpose of encouraging compliance with this Act, the Minister must publish, in a registry accessible to the public, information about all convictions of corporations for offences under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Retention

    (2) Information in the registry is to be maintained for a minimum of five years.

Marginal note:Review

  •  (1) The Minister must, 10 years after the day on which this section comes into force and every 10 years after that, undertake a review of sections 33 to 51.

  • Marginal note:Report to Parliament

    (2) The Minister must, no later than one year after the day on which the review is undertaken, cause a report on the review to be tabled in each House of Parliament.

Non-Application of Statutory Instruments Act

Marginal note:Statutory Instruments Act

 The Statutory Instruments Act does not apply to a permit, licence or other authorization issued under this Act.

Claim in Respect of Aboriginal Rights

Marginal note:Aboriginal resource harvesting

 If an area of the Park is subject to a claim in respect of Aboriginal rights that has been accepted for negotiation by the Government of Canada, nothing in this Act precludes the carrying on of traditional renewable resource harvesting activities in that area by the Aboriginal people who have made that claim.

Consequential Amendments

Canada Lands Surveys Act


Parks Canada Agency Act





Species at Risk Act


Environmental Violations Administrative Monetary Penalties Act


Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

Footnote * The provisions of this Act come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.


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