**** HRP Media Release
Police issue summary offence ticket for failing to follow Health Protection Act
Police issued a summary offence ticket to a woman yesterday for failing to follow the Health Protection Act.
At approximately 7 p.m. police investigated a report that a woman from Halifax had not been self-isolating as required by public health regulations. Officers issued a summary offence ticket to the woman 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 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.