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Public Works Nuisances Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1365)

Regulations are current to 2020-10-05

Public Works Nuisances Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1365

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES ACT

Regulations Respecting Loitering and Nuisances on Public Works

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Public Works Nuisances Regulations.

General

 No person shall loiter or commit any nuisance in, on or about any public work.

 No unauthorized person shall, except in cases of emergency, open or use a door designated as an emergency exit in or on any building under the control of the Minister.

 No person shall, without the prior authorization of the Minister, enter on or into any public work or portion thereof, to which the public is not permitted entry.

  • SOR/85-370, s. 1

 No person shall erect, construct or post any thing, material or object in or upon any public work other than in such places as are specifically designated for such purposes.

  • SOR/85-370, s. 1
  •  (1) No person shall occupy, reside, camp or sleep in or upon any public work or use any vehicle for the purpose of occupying a public work or residing, camping or sleeping thereon.

  • (2) No person shall erect, use, occupy or maintain any structure in or upon any public work except by or under the authority of the Minister.

  • SOR/85-370, s. 1

 No person shall erect, remove, alter or deface any information sign, regulatory sign, or traffic sign or device on any public work, except by or under the authority of the Minister.

  • SOR/85-370, s. 1
  •  (1) Any person found contravening section 6 of these Regulations shall forthwith, on receiving notice from the Minister or a peace officer, either orally or in writing, requiring him to cease such activity and to quit the public work, remove his personal property from and quit the public work and shall not thereafter resume the activity to which the notice applies.

    • SOR/85-370, s. 1
    • SOR/90-155, s. 1
    • SOR/92-737, s. 1
  • (2) [Revoked, SOR/92-737, s. 1]

 A peace officer may remove from a public work any person who refuses to obey a notice under section 8 and any personal property apparently in the possession of that person.

  • SOR/85-370, s. 1

 Any information, sign, regulatory sign, or traffic sign or device erected in or upon any public work shall, unless the contrary is established, be presumed to have been erected by or under the authority of the Minister.

  • SOR/85-370, s. 1

 [Revoked, SOR/92-737, s. 2]

Enforcement

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes any provision of sections 2, 3, 4, 5, or 7 is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $400.

  • (2) Any person who fails to forthwith remove his personal property from and quit a public work after receiving a notice referred to in section 8 or who resumes an activity in respect of which the person has received such a notice is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $400.

  • SOR/85-370, s. 1
  • SOR/90-155, s. 3
  • SOR/92-737, s. 3
 
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