3 ticketed for COVID-19 offenses

Halifax Regional Police have issued summary offence tickets for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act.

On October 2 police received a report of a social gathering at a residence in Halifax that was exceeding the provincially mandated gathering limits. Officers issued summary offence tickets to three men under section 71 (1) (b) of the Health Protection Act for failing to comply with the act and its regulations which carries a fine of $2,422.

HRP is reminding everyone to follow the current public health measures related to the COVID-19 emergency. We strongly advise members of the public to continue to educate themselves on these public health directives and COVID-19 enforcement measures, including those related to illegal gatherings and associated fines, at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.

Enforcement of these restrictions remains a vital part of the overall strategy to curb the pandemic.

Source: Release

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