R-13 - Watercourses Act

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83.14. In the judgment, the judge may order an offender found guilty of an offence under this Act or the regulations
(1)  to refrain from any action or activity that may lead to the continuation or repetition of the offence;
(2)  to carry out any action or activity to prevent the offence from being continued or repeated;
(3)  to acquire the lands and obtain the rights necessary for the construction, maintenance or operation of the offender’s work or because of the effects produced by such a work;
(4)  to define, by means of a survey, the boundaries of the lands necessary for the construction, maintenance or operation of the offender’s work or any land affected by the work;
(5)  to restore things to the state they were in prior to the offending act;
(6)  to restore things to a state approaching their original state;
(7)  to implement compensatory measures;
(8)  to pay compensation, in a lump sum or otherwise, for repair of the damage resulting from the commission of the offence;
(9)  to pay, as compensation for the damage resulting from the commission of the offence, a sum of money to the Fund for the Protection of the Environment and the Waters in the Domain of the State established under the Act respecting the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs (chapter M‑30.001);
(10)  to provide security or consign a sum of money to guarantee performance of the offender’s obligations; or
(11)  to make public the finding of guilty and any prevention or repair measures imposed, under the conditions determined by the judge.
Moreover, if the Minister, in carrying out this Act or the regulations, has taken measures at the expense of the operator, the judge may order the latter to reimburse the Minister for the direct and indirect costs of such measures, including interest.
2017, c. 42017, c. 4, s. 230.