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Revised Statutes of Newfoundland 1990




1. Short title

2. Advertisement control

3. Publication of rules

4. Penalty

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Exhibition of Advertisements Act.

RSN1970 c118 s1

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Advertisement control

2. For all places within a radius of 8 kilometres from the court house in St. John's, the St. John's Municipal Council, and for all other places in the province, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations

(a) for the regulation and control of boardings and similar structures used for the purpose of advertising; and

(b) for regulating, restricting or preventing the exhibition of advertisements in all places, and particularly in places and in a manner, or by means, as to injuriously affect the amenities of a public park or pleasure or recreation ground or to disfigure the natural beauty of a landscape.

RSN1970 c118 s2

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Publication of rules

3. Regulations under section 2 shall be published in the Gazette and in a newspaper published in the province.

RSN1970 c118 s3

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4. A person who contravenes or fails to comply with a regulation made under this Act is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $100 and to a further penalty not exceeding $2 for every day during which the offence is continued after conviction for that offence.

RSN1970 c118 s4

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