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Railway Continuation Act, 2007 (S.C. 2007, c. 8)

Assented to 2007-04-18

Marginal note:No imprisonment

 Despite subsection 787(2) of the Criminal Code, a term of imprisonment may not be imposed in default of payment of a fine that is imposed under section 17.

Marginal note:Recovery of fines

 If a person is convicted of an offence under section 17 and the fine that is imposed is not paid when required, the prosecutor may, by filing the conviction, enter as a judgment the amount of the fine and costs, if any, in a superior court of the province in which the trial was held, and the judgment is enforceable against the person in the same manner as if it were a judgment rendered against the person in that court in civil proceedings.

Marginal note:Presumption

 For the purposes of this Act, the union is deemed to be a person.


Marginal note:Coming into force

 This Act comes into force on the expiry of the twenty-fourth hour after the time at which it is assented to.


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