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Excise Act, 2001

Version of section 243 from 2018-04-01 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Contravention of section 73, 74 or 90

  •  (1) Unless section 239, 241, 242 or 243.1 or subsection (2) applies, every person who contravenes section 73, 74 or 90 is liable to a penalty equal to

    • (a) if the contravention relates to spirits, 200% of the duty that was imposed on the spirits; or

    • (b) if the contravention relates to wine, the number of litres of that wine multiplied by 200% of the rate of duty applicable to a litre of wine under paragraph (c) of Schedule 6 at the time the offence was committed.

  • Marginal note:Contravention of section 73 or 90 by licensed user

    (2) Every licensed user who exports, gives possession of or takes for use alcohol in contravention of section 73 or 90 is liable to a penalty equal to

    • (a) if the contravention relates to spirits, the duty that was imposed on the spirits; or

    • (b) if the contravention relates to wine, the number of litres of that wine multiplied by the rate of duty applicable to a litre of wine under paragraph (c) of Schedule 6 at the time the offence was committed.

  • 2002, c. 22, s. 243
  • 2006, c. 4, s. 47
  • 2007, c. 18, s. 124
  • 2017, c. 20, s. 56

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