A-16 - Social Aid Act

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39. Subject to section 38, the following shall be liable, on summary proceeding, in addition to payment of the costs, to a fine not exceeding $200 or to imprisonment for not more than six months, or to both penalties together:
(a)  any person who infringes any provision of this act or of the regulations;
(b)  any person who fraudulently or in bad faith obtains or receives social aid to which he is not entitled or
(c)  any person who knowingly assists or abets another person in obtaining or receiving social aid to which he is not entitled.
Every person convicted of an offence contemplated in subparagraph b or c may in addition be condemned to a fine which shall not exceed the amount obtained fraudulently or without right.
1969, c. 63, s. 53.