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.