9. Local municipalities may institute penal proceedings for offences under a regulation made under this Act committed in their territory.
Fines belong to the municipality if it instituted the proceedings.
Proceedings under the first paragraph are instituted before any municipal court having jurisdiction in the territory in which the offence was committed. The costs relating to proceedings instituted before a municipal court belong to the municipality under the jurisdiction of that court, except the part of the costs remitted by the collector to another prosecuting party under article 345.2 of the Code of Penal Procedure (chapter C-25.1) and the costs remitted to the defendant or imposed on the municipality under article 223 of that Code.
2018, c. 222018, c. 22, s. 9.