E-12.01 - Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species

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40. Every person who contravenes any provision of section 16 or 17 or an order made under section 25 or who does not respect a condition of an authorization issued under section 18 or 19 or a standard or condition of management determined by regulation is guilty of an offence and is liable
(1)  in the case of a natural person, to a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $20,000 for a first offence and to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $40,000 for any subsequent conviction within three years;
(2)  in the case of a legal person, to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $40,000 for a first offence and to a fine of not less than $2,000 nor more than $80,000 for any subsequent conviction within three years.
1989, c. 37, s. 40; 1990, c. 4, s. 974.
40. Every person who contravenes any provision of section 16 or 17 or an order made under section 25 or who does not respect a condition of an authorization issued under section 18 or 19 or a standard or condition of management determined by regulation is guilty of an offence and is liable, in addition to costs,
(1)  in the case of a natural person, to a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $20 000 for a first offence and to a fine of not less than $1 000 nor more than $40 000 for any subsequent offence within three years of conviction for an offence under the same provision; in addition, in the latter case, the judge may condemn the offender to imprisonment for a term of not more than one year;
(2)  in the case of a legal person, to a fine of not less than $1 000 nor more than $40 000 for a first offence and to a fine of not less than $2 000 nor more than $80 000 for any subsequent offence within three years of conviction for an offence under the same provision.
1989, c. 37, s. 40.