M-13.1 - Mining Act

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314. A person who
(1)  contravenes any of sections 19, 20, 45, 220 to 226 and 282,
(2)  damages an outstanding geological site classified by the Minister under section 305.1 or destroys or alters property situated on such a site,
(3)  contravenes a provision of a regulation whose contravention constitutes an offence under paragraph 31 of section 306, or
(4)  prohibits or hinders access to a parcel of land containing mineral substances that form part of the domain of the State by a person authorized by the Minister to perform geological research and inventory work and who, on request, provides identification and produces a certificate of authority signed by the Minister
is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $1,000 to $100,000 in the case of a natural person and $3,000 to $600,000 in any other case.
1987, c. 64, s. 314; 1990, c. 4, s. 575, s. 576; 1990, c. 36, s. 20; 1991, c. 33, s. 77; 2013, c. 32, s. 111; 2016, c. 35, s. 23.
314. A person who
(1)  contravenes any of sections 19, 20, 45, 157, 165, 176, 220 to 226, 227 and 282,
(2)  damages an outstanding geological site classified by the Minister under section 305.1 or destroys or alters property situated on such a site,
(3)  contravenes a provision of a regulation whose contravention constitutes an offence under paragraph 31 of section 306, or
(4)  prohibits or hinders access to a parcel of land containing mineral substances that form part of the domain of the State by a person authorized by the Minister to perform geological research and inventory work and who, on request, provides identification and produces a certificate of authority signed by the Minister
is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $1,000 to $100,000 in the case of a natural person and $3,000 to $600,000 in any other case.
1987, c. 64, s. 314; 1990, c. 4, s. 575, s. 576; 1990, c. 36, s. 20; 1991, c. 33, s. 77; 2013, c. 32, s. 111.
314. Every person who contravenes any provision of sections 19, 157, 165, 176 and 227 is liable to a fine of $250 to $2,325 in the case of an individual and of $475 to $4,650 in the case of a legal person.
In the case of a second or subsequent conviction, the offender is liable to a fine of $475 to $4,650 in the case of an individual and of $950 to $9,275 in the case of a legal person.
1987, c. 64, s. 314; 1990, c. 4, s. 575, s. 576; 1990, c. 36, s. 20; 1991, c. 33, s. 77.
314. Every person who contravenes any provision of sections 19, 157, 165, 176 and 227 is liable to a fine of $200 to $2 000 in the case of an individual and of $400 to $4 000 in the case of a legal person.
In the case of a second or subsequent conviction, the offender is liable to a fine of $400 to $4 000 in the case of an individual and of $800 to $8 000 in the case of a legal person.
1987, c. 64, s. 314; 1990, c. 4, s. 575, s. 576; 1990, c. 36, s. 20.
314. Every person who contravenes any provision of sections 19, 157, 160, 165, 176 and 227 is liable to a fine of $200 to $2 000 in the case of an individual and of $400 to $4 000 in the case of a legal person.
In the case of a second or subsequent conviction, the offender is liable to a fine of $400 to $4 000 in the case of an individual and of $800 to $8 000 in the case of a legal person.
1987, c. 64, s. 314; 1990, c. 4, s. 575, s. 576.
314. Every person who contravenes any provision of sections 19, 157, 160, 165, 176 and 227 is liable, in addition to costs, to a fine of $200 to $2 000 in the case of an individual and of $400 to $4 000 in the case of a legal person.
For any subsequent offence within two years of conviction under the same provision, the offender is liable, in addition to costs, to a fine of $400 to $4 000 in the case of an individual and of $800 to $8 000 in the case of a legal person.
1987, c. 64, s. 314.