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Police issue ticket for failing to follow the Health Protection Act
Halifax Regional Police have issued a summary offence ticket for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act.
On August 24 police responded to a report of a man at the Stanfield International Airport who refused to comply with public health requirements for visitors upon entering Nova Scotia. Officers with the Aviation Security Unit issued a summary offence ticket to the man 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 http://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.
Enforcement of these restrictions remains an important part of the overall strategy to curb the pandemic.