Individual fined for violating Emergency Management Act

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Individual fined for violating Emergency Management Act

A university student in Wolfville is​ facing a fine for violating the Emergency Management Act.

Last night just before 11 p.m., Kings District RCMP received a complaint of a large group of students gathered at a residence on Bay St. in Wolfville. Police attended and found more than​ 75 people​ in the home. The police dispersed everyone at the party​ and served the main resident of the home with a Summary Offence Ticket for Failing to comply with direction, order or requirement made under the Act/regulations under Section 23(b) of the Emergency Management Act. The violation can impose a fine of $697.50.

The Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding everyone including university students to follow all Public Health orders, Provincial legislation and Town bylaws. RCMP ask everyone to educate themselves on the directives and enforcement measures at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.

We all need to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The RCMP thanks all Nova Scotians for their continued support and to the vast majority who are adhering to the directives outlined by the provincial government.

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