Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act
194 (1) Every person is guilty of an offence who
(a) contravenes this Part or the regulations;
(b) knowingly makes any false entry or statement in any report, record or document required by this Part or the regulations or by any order made pursuant to this Part or the regulations;
(c) knowingly destroys, mutilates or falsifies any report or other document required by this Part or the regulations or by any order made pursuant to this Part or the regulations;
(d) produces any petroleum from a pool or field under the terms of a unit agreement within the meaning of Division II, or any amended unit agreement, before the unit agreement or amended unit agreement is filed with the Chief Conservation Officer;
(e) undertakes or carries on a work or activity without an authorization under paragraph 138(1)(b) or without complying with the approvals or requirements of such an authorization; or
(f) fails to comply with a direction, requirement or order of a safety officer, the Chief Safety Officer, a conservation officer, the Chief Conservation Officer or an installation manager or with an order of the Committee.
(2) Every person who is guilty of an offence under subsection (1) is liable
(a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or to both; or
(b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding one million dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or to both.
(3) and (4) [Repealed, 1992, c. 35, s. 81]
Marginal note:Presumption against waste
(5) No person commits an offence under subsection 154(1) by reason of committing waste as defined in paragraph 154(2)(f) or (g) unless that person has been ordered by the Committee to take measures to prevent the waste and has failed to comply.
- 1987, c. 3, s. 194
- 1992, c. 35, s. 81
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