278. A person convicted of an offence constituting a prohibited practice or an offence under any of paragraphs b to g of section 277 is liable
(a) in the case of a natural person, to a fine of $600 to $15,000;
(b) in the case of a legal person, to a fine of $2,000 to $100,000.
For a second or subsequent conviction, the offender is liable to a fine with minimum and maximum limits twice as high as those prescribed in subparagraph a or b, as the case may be.
1978, c. 9, s. 278; 1990, c. 4, s. 703; 1992, c. 58, s. 3; 1999, c. 40, s. 234; 2015, c. 4, s. 6.