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Newfoundland Regulation 2000


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 43/00

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 43/00

Forest Fire Offence and Penalty Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Forestry Act
(O.C. 2000-392)

(Filed June 22, 2000)

Under the authority of section 155 of the Forestry Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, June 21, 2000.

John R. Cummings, Q.C.
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.2 Amdt.
Offence


CNR 10/96

        1. Section 2 of the Forest Fire Offence and Penalty Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

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.