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Contraventions Regulations (SOR/96-313)

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Contraventions Regulations



Registration 1996-06-20

Contraventions Regulations

P.C. 1996-915 1996-06-20

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice, pursuant to section 8Footnote a of the Contraventions ActFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Contraventions Regulations, effective August 1, 1996.


 An offence under a provision of an enactment set out in column I of the Schedules is designated as a contravention for the purposes of the Contraventions Act.

  • SOR/97-161, s. 1
  • SOR/97-208, s. 1

Short-Form Description

 The short-form description of an offence under a provision set out in column I of the Schedules is the description set out in column II.


 For the purposes of proceedings commenced by means of a ticket in respect of a contravention for which the short-form description is set out in column II of the Schedules, the amount of the fine is the applicable amount set out in column III.

Young Persons

 In the case of a contravention committed by a young person, the amount of a fine that may be imposed in respect of that contravention is deemed to be the lesser of $100 and the applicable amount set out in column III to the Schedules.


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