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Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act

Version of section 15 from 2015-02-27 to 2019-01-14:

Marginal note:Debts to Her Majesty

  •  (1) The following amounts constitute debts due to Her Majesty in right of Canada that may be recovered as such in the Federal Court:

    • (a) the amount of a penalty, from the time the notice of violation setting out the penalty is served;

    • (b) every amount undertaken to be paid pursuant to a compliance agreement entered into with the Minister under subsection 10(1), from the time the compliance agreement is entered into;

    • (c) the amount set out in a notice of default referred to in subsection 10(4), from the time the notice is served;

    • (d) the amount of a penalty as set out in a decision of the Minister under subsection 13(1), from the time the notice under that subsection is served;

    • (e) the amount of a penalty as set out in an order of the Tribunal under subsection 14(1), from the expiration of the time specified in the order for the payment of that amount; and

    • (f) the amount of any reasonable expenses incurred pursuant to section 22, from the date they are incurred.

  • Marginal note:Time limit

    (2) No proceedings to recover a debt referred to in subsection (1) may be commenced later than five years after the debt became payable.

  • Marginal note:Debt final

    (3) A debt referred to in subsection (1) is final and not subject to review or to be restrained, prohibited, removed, set aside or otherwise dealt with except to the extent and in the manner provided by sections 9 to 14 of this Act and subsection 12(2) of the Canada Agricultural Products Act.

  • 1995, c. 40, s. 15
  • 2015, c. 2, s. 118(F)

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