Police issued summary offence tickets to two people for failing to follow the Health Protection Act.
At approximately 12 p.m. on May 26th, police investigated a report that two people from Halifax who had been traveling outside the country had not been self-isolating as required by public health regulations. Officers issued a summary offence tickets to the two people 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. We all must follow the rules and do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.
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