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CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 10/96

Forest Fire Offence and Penalty Regulations
under the
Forestry Act
(O.C. 96-178)

Amended by:

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CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 10/96

Forest Fire Offence and Penalty Regulations
under the
Forestry Act
(O.C. 96?178)

Under the authority of section 155 of the Forestry Act and the Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

REGULATIONS

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1.   Short title

       
2.   Offence

       
3.   Repeal


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Forest Fire Offence and Penalty Regulations .

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Offence

        2. A person who

             (a)  contravenes the Forest Fire Regulations ; or

             (b)  fails to comply with a permit or a condition of a permit issued under the Forestry Act or the Forest Fire Regulations ;

is guilty of an offence and liable

             (c)  where the complaint is laid and summons issued by means of a ticket

                      (i)  for a first offence, to a fine of $75 or in default of payment, imprisonment for 3 days; and

                     (ii)  for a subsequent offence, to a fine of $150 or in default of payment, imprisonment for 6 days; or

             (d)  where the complaint is laid and summons issued by means other than a ticket

                      (i)  for a first offence, to a fine not less than $500 or in default of payment to imprisonment for not longer than 3 months; and

                     (ii)  for a subsequent offence, to a fine not less than $1,000 or in default of payment to imprisonment for not longer than 3 months.

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Repeal

        3. The Forest Fire Offence and Penalty Regulations, 1994, Newfoundland Regulation 161/94, are repealed.