Halifax Regional Police have issued a summary offence ticket for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act.
On September 23 at approximately 8 a.m., police responded to a complaint of a customer who refused to wear a mask while inside of an establishment. Police investigated the report and issued a summary offence ticket to a 55-year-old man under section 71 (1) (b) of the Health Protection Act for failing to wear a mask, 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 at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.
Enforcement of these restrictions remains a vital part of the overall strategy to curb the pandemic.