R-13 - Watercourses Act

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83.17. The prescription period for penal proceedings for offences under this Act or the regulations 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 that led to the discovery of the offence began, if false representations were made to the Minister or a person designated to act as inspector for the purposes of this Act.
In the cases referred to in subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph, the certificate of the Minister or inspector constitutes, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, conclusive proof of the date on which the inspection began.
2017, c. 42017, c. 4, s. 230.