Real Estate Act

Part 6 - General

Section 81 - Offences

A person who contravenes section 10(2), 17, 18(1), (2) or (3), 19, 20(2), (3), (4) or (5), 24(1)(a), 25(1), (2), (3), (5) or (9), 38(4)(a) or (4.1), 69(2), 73(2), 74(2) or 83.2(7) is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of not more than $25 000.

(1.1) A person who fails to comply with an order issued under section 83.2 is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of not more than $25 000.
(2) Where a corporation commits an offence under this Act, any officer, director or agent of the corporation who directed, authorized, acquiesced in, assented to or participated in the commission of the offence is guilty of the offence and is liable to the penalty under subsection (1), whether or not the corporation has been prosecuted for or convicted of the offence.
(3) A person who is convicted of an offence under section 17, 18, 20, 24 or 25 shall, in addition to any fine or penalty payable under this section or section 83, return all commissions and other remuneration received by that person in respect of the activity that constituted the offence.
(4) A prosecution under this Act may be commenced within 3 years after the date on which the offence is alleged to have been committed, but not after that date.

RSA 2000 cR-5 s81;2003 c31 s21;2007 c39 s46


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