C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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85. The prescription period for penal proceedings for offences under this Act is the longer of
(1)  five years from the date the offence was committed; and
(2)  two years from the date on which the inspection or investigation that led to the discovery of the offence began if false or misleading declarations were made to the Minister or to the public servant authorized to conduct an inspection or investigation under this Act.
In the cases referred to in subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph, the certificate indicating the date on which the inspection or investigation began constitutes, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, conclusive proof of the date on which the inspection began.
2002, c. 74, s. 85; 2021, c. 1, ss. 43 and 44.
85. (Amendment integrated into c. V-1.2, s. 8).
2002, c. 74, s. 85.