C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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79. If a legal person or an agent, mandatary or employee of a legal person commits an offence under this Act, the directors or officers of the legal person are presumed to have committed the offence, unless it is established that they exercised due diligence and took all necessary precautions to prevent the offence.
For the purposes of this section, in the case of a partnership, all partners, except special partners, are presumed to be directors of the partnership, unless there is evidence to the contrary appointing one or more of them, or a third person, to manage the affairs of the partnership.
2002, c. 74, s. 79; 2021, c. 1, ss. 43 and 44.
79. (Amendment integrated into c. C-61.1, s. 5).
2002, c. 74, s. 79.