C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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70. Whoever
(1)  refuses or neglects to send information or a document required under this Act or the regulations or to send it within the prescribed time,
(2)  refuses or neglects to post a notice as ordered by the Minister or by a public servant authorized for that purpose, or
(3)  in the case of a natural person, is in an ecological reserve in contravention of a provision of this Act,
commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $1,000 to $100,000 in the case of a natural person and to a fine of $3,000 to $600,000 in any other case.
2002, c. 74, s. 70; 2017, c. 142017, c. 14, s. 25; 2021, c. 12021, c. 1, s. 43.
70. Anyone who, contrary to the conditions for the carrying on of a permitted activity set out in this Act for a place that is temporarily or permanently protected, or contrary to the conditions for carrying on an activity set out in a conservation plan applicable to such a place, damages the place or destroys property forming part of it is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $100,000 in the case of a natural person, and to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $200,000 in all other cases.
Anyone who does any of the following is guilty of an offence and is liable to the same penalty:
(1)  engages in an activity or intervention prohibited under this Act;
(2)  engages in an activity or intervention without an authorization required by this Act;
(3)  engages in an activity or intervention contrary to a condition imposed or an obligation prescribed by this Act;
(4)  engages in an activity or intervention contrary to an order of the Minister made under this Act, or otherwise contravenes such an order; or
(5)  damages designated wetlands and bodies of water or destroys property forming part of any of them.
2002, c. 74, s. 70; 2017, c. 142017, c. 14, s. 25.
70. Every person who, contrary to the conditions for the carrying on of a permitted activity set out in this Act for a place that is temporarily or permanently protected, or contrary to the conditions for carrying on an activity set out in a conservation plan applicable to such a place, damages the place or destroys property forming part of it is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $100,000 in the case of a natural person, and to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $200,000 in the case of a legal person.
Every person is guilty of an offence and liable to the same penalty who
(1)  engages in an activity or intervention prohibited under this Act;
(2)  engages in an activity or intervention without an authorization required by this Act;
(3)  engages in an activity or intervention contrary to a condition imposed or an obligation prescribed by this Act; or
(4)  engages in an activity or intervention contrary to an order of the Minister made under this Act, or otherwise contravenes such an order.
2002, c. 74, s. 70.