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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 199 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-01-31:

Marginal note:Contravention of by-law

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes a by-law of a band is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to the punishment set out in the by-law.

  • Marginal note:By-law may fix maximum punishment

    (2) A by-law of a band may stipulate a maximum fine or a maximum term of imprisonment, or both, for contravention of the by-law, but such maximum fine or maximum term of imprisonment may not exceed two thousand dollars or six months, respectively.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) A by-law made under paragraph 45(1)(h) may not impose a term of imprisonment for non-payment of taxes.

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