Regulatory offence

Filed Under: Criminal Law

2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).

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Offences enacted by federal, provincial, or municipal governments that are used primarily to regulate risky behaviour that may cause harm. They are presumed to require strict liability

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Offences that regulate risky behaviour that may cause harm but do not ordinarily involve truly criminal or morally reprehensible behaviour.

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