Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act in a 2nd complaint in Halifax

The Covid Chronicle

**** HRP Media Release

Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act in a 2nd complaint in Halifax.

Halifax Regional Police issued four summary offence tickets early this morning for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act.​ ​

Approximately 12:04 a.m. police received a report of a social gathering at a residence in the 1500 block of Wulnut Street Halifax​ that was exceeding the provincially mandated gathering limits.​ Officers issued four adult males each a Summary Offence Ticket for violating section 71(1b) of the Health Protection Act which carries a fine of $1,000.

** For clarification last night Halifax Regional Police responded to two separate reports of social gatherings failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act.​ ​

First location:​ 1500 Block of Walnut Street Halifax.​ Officers issued four adult males each a Summary Offence Ticket for violating section 71(1b) of the the Health Protection Act.​21-21357
Second location:​ 1900 Block of Brunswick Street Halifax.​ Officers issued an adult male and adult female each a Summary Offence Ticket for violating section 71(1b) of the the Health Protection Act.​21-21362 **

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 educate and re-educate themselves on these public health directives and COVID-19 enforcement measures, including, those related to illegal gatherings and associated fines.​ ​

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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. http://ow.ly/T1E830rvIut

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