48.3. Penal proceedings for an offence under a provision of this Act are prescribed three years from the date the investigation record relating to the offence was opened. However, no proceedings may be instituted if more than five years have elapsed since the date of the offence.
The certificate of the secretary of the Authority indicating the date on which the investigation record was opened constitutes conclusive proof of the date, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary.
2008, c. 7, s. 16; 2018, c. 23, s. 3861.