Regulatory / Quasi-Criminal Offenses – Mississauga & Brampton
Regulatory offences or quasi-criminal offences are a class of crime in which the standard for proving culpability has been lowered so a mens rea(Latin for “guilty mind”) element is not required. Such offences are used to deter potential offenders from dangerous behaviour rather than to impose punishment for moral wrong-doing.
Some examples are:
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Environmental Offenses
- Part III Provincial Offenses matters
- AMPs (Administrative Monetary Penalties)
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