28. Every person who contravenes section 8 or 17 or the second paragraph of section 18 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. 1087-2006, s. 28; O.C. 681-2013, s. 3.