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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Version of section 33 from 2009-06-16 to 2022-09-11:

Marginal note:Contraventions

  •  (1) Every person is guilty of an offence who contravenes a provision of

    • (a) this Act;

    • (b) a direction issued under paragraph 7.1(a), subsection 9(2) or (3), section 17, paragraph 19(1)(a) or (b) or subsection 32(1);

    • (c) the regulations;

    • (d) a security measure; or

    • (e) an interim order.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1)

    • (a) is liable on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or

    • (b) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $50,000 for a first offence, and not exceeding $100,000 for each subsequent offence.

  • Marginal note:Exemption from Statutory Instruments Act

    (3) For greater certainty, a direction referred to in paragraph (1)(b) is not a statutory instrument for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act, but no person shall be convicted of an offence under paragraph (1)(b) unless the person was notified of the direction and, if any applicable regulations have been made under paragraph 27(1)(t), the notification was in accordance with the regulations.

  • 1992, c. 34, s. 33
  • 2009, c. 9, s. 30
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