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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 289 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-12-09:

Marginal note:Suspended sentence

  •  (1) Where an offender is convicted of an offence under this Act, the court may suspend the passing of sentence and may, having regard to the nature of the offence and the circumstances surrounding its commission, make an order under section 291.

  • Marginal note:Application by prosecutor

    (2) Where the passing of sentence has been suspended under subsection (1) and the offender contravenes or fails to comply with an order made under section 291, or is convicted of an offence under this Act, including an offence under paragraph 272(1)(c), the prosecutor may apply to the court to impose any sentence that could have been imposed if the passing of sentence had not been suspended.

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