Q-2, r. 35.2 - Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation

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93. Every person who
(1)  performs an activity prohibited by sections 15, 32, 56, 58 to 61, 63 or 66, the first paragraph of section 71 or section 73,
(2)  constructs a water withdrawal facility or a ground-source geothermal system in contravention of paragraph 2 of section 13 or subparagraph 1 or 4 of section 29,
(3)  fractures a well used to explore for or produce petroleum or natural gas in contravention of section 40,
(4)  uses a prohibited substance in the fluid injected in a fracturing operation in contravention of section 42,
commits an offence and is liable, in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $8,000 to $500,000 or, despite article 231 of the Code of Penal Procedure (chapter C-25.1), to a maximum term of imprisonment of 18 months or to both the fine and imprisonment, or, in other cases, to a fine of $24,000 to $3,000,000.
O.C. 696-2014, s. 93; I.N. 2014-09-01.