Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act
Marginal note:Time limit
26 (1) No proceedings in respect of a violation may be commenced later than
(a) six months after the Minister became aware of the violation, in the case of a minor violation; or
(b) two years after the Minister became aware of the violation, in the case of a serious violation or a very serious violation.
Marginal note:Certificate of Minister
(2) A document purporting to have been issued by the Minister and certifying the day on which the Minister became aware of a violation is evidence, without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed the document, that the Minister became aware of the violation on that day.
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