133. Penal proceedings for an offence under section 8, 9, 12, 13 or 14 enforceable by a local municipality may be instituted by the municipality.
The municipality may bring the proceedings before the competent municipal court.
The fine belongs to the municipality, where it instituted the proceedings.
The costs relating to proceedings instituted before a municipal court belong to the municipality under the jurisdiction of that court, except the part of the costs remitted to another prosecuting party by the collector under article 345.2 of the Code of Penal Procedure (chapter C‐25.1) and the costs remitted to the defendant or imposed on the prosecuting municipality under article 223 of the said Code.
2001, c. 76, s. 133; 2003, c. 5, s. 26.