**** HRP Media Release
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 October 5 police responded to a private fitness facility in Dartmouth in relation to a report that a man refused to show proof of vaccination and wear a mask when requested to do so by staff. Officers issued the man a summary offence ticket 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.