A-29 - Health Insurance Act

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74.1. Every person who threatens or intimidates a person or takes reprisals in any manner whatever against him, including demoting, suspending or dismissing him or taking any disciplinary or other measure that adversely affects his employment or conditions of employment because he is complying with this Act, is exercising a right provided for by this Act or has reported conduct that contravenes this Act is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $2,000 to $20,000 in the case of a natural person and $10,000 to $250,000 in any other case. In the case of a subsequent offence, the minimum and maximum fines are doubled.
The Board must take all necessary measures to protect the identity of persons making a disclosure. The Board may however communicate the identity of such persons to the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions.
2016, c. 282016, c. 28, s. 34.