Summary Offence Tickets Regulations (Schedules)

 

Schedule 12
Forests Act

 

Offence

Section

Out of Court Settlement

1

Selling, offering for sale or giving nursery stock

11(4)

$180.00

2

City or incorporated town (specify) failing to take reasonable steps to extinguish fire within its boundaries

22(2)

NIL

3

Igniting fire in woods or within 1000 ft. of woods during fire season without burning permit

23(3)

$237.50

4

Failing to obey terms and conditions on burning permit

23(6)

$237.50

5

Failing to extinguish fire after burning permit is cancelled or suspended

23(8)

$237.50

6

Permit holder or agent (specify) failing to take reasonable steps to prevent fire from spreading

23(9)

$237.50

7

Permit holder or agent (specify) leaving fire unattended until it is extinguished

23(9)

$237.50

8

Igniting fire in woods or within 1000 ft. of woods when fire proclamation is in effect

24(2)

$237.50

9

Entering woods without forest travel permit when travel proclamation is in effect

25(1)

$180.00

10

Refusing to provide fire suppression equipment when requisitioned

26(3)

$237.50

11

Failing to report fire

26(4)

$180.00

12

Dropping burning substances in woods or within 1000 ft. of woods during fire season

27(1)

$180.00

13

Failing to take reasonable effort to prevent spread of fire or leaving fire unattended (specify)

27(2)

$237.50

14

Lighting fire on privately owned land without permission of owner or occupier

27(3)

$237.50

15

Failing to provide and maintain fire fighting equipment at place of forestry operation

27(4)

$237.50

16

Operating spark emitting outlet without adequate device for arresting sparks

27(5)

$237.50

17

Refuelling equipment before it has cooled to a point where it is unlikely to start a fire or leaving uncooled equipment in a place where it is likely to start a fire (specify)

27(6)

$180.00

18

Storing or transporting flammable substance in container not approved by Canadian Standards Association

27(7)

$180.00

19

Failing to inform group entering woods of fire protection provisions outlined in the Forests Act and regulations

27(8)

$180.00

20

Failing to clear burning site of flammable debris for distance of at least 100 ft. or other distance required (specify)

28(1)

$180.00

21

Owner or operator of wood processing facility leaving fire unattended

28(2)

$180.00

22

Person in charge of burning operation failing to take immediate action to control and extinguish fire at site of operation

28(3)

$237.50

23

Person in charge of burning operation failing to report fire to Department

28(4)

$180.00

24

Failing to remove fire hazard when directed by conservation officer

29(3)

$237.50

25

Owner or occupier of land leaving slash, brush or flammable material within boundaries of public highway or 50 ft. thereof for longer than 10 days

30(1)

$237.50

26

Failing to dispose of debris to satisfaction of conservation officer

30(3)

$237.50

27

Failing to dispose of debris in accordance with burning permit

30(3)

$237.50

28

Railway failing to comply with order, rule or direction respecting prevention and control of fires

31

NIL

29

Removing sign or notice posted by Department

33

$237.50

30

Obstructing conservation officer or person assisting conservation officer

35

NIL


Schedule 12–Forests Act

              Out of court settlement amounts increased: N.S. Reg. 339/2013; N.S. Reg. 274/2015.