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Amendment To Allow Fines Of $500 Or $1,000

Amendments to the Public Health Covid-19 Emergency Powers — which stated they have an operative date of November 30, 2020 – state that “a person who fails to take all reasonable steps, as required by regulation 3, to maintain appropriate physical distancing by not wearing a mask when one is required commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $500, in respect of a first offence; a fine of $1,000, for a second or subsequent offence.”

The Public Health [COVID-19 Emergency Powers] Amendment [No. 3] follows below [PDF here]