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Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 1996


CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 10/96

CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND 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

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Offence

        3.   Repeal


Short title

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

161/94 s1

Offence

        2. A person who contravenes a provision of the Forest Fire Regulations is guilty of an offence and is liable

             (a)  where the summons is issued by means of a violation ticket

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

                     (ii)  on each subsequent offence, to a fine not less than $150 or in default of payment of the fine to imprisonment for 6 days; or

             (b)  on summary conviction where the summons is issued other than by means of a violation ticket

                      (i)  on the first conviction, to a fine not less than $500 or in default of payment of the fine to imprisonment for a term not greater than 3 months, and

                     (ii)  on each subsequent conviction, to a fine not less than $1,000 or in default of payment of the fine to imprisonment for a term not greater than 3 months.

161/94 s2

Repeal

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 The Forest Fire Offence and Penalty Regulations, 1994, Newfoundland Regulation 161/94, are repealed.