Land Agent Penalties

Land Agent Penalties

If a person who is not the holder of a subsisting licence engages in the activities of a land agent, advertises or represents that the person is a land agent, or acts in a manner that creates or induces in the mind of any reasonable person the belief that the person is authorized to act as a land agent is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of up to $5000. If a person fails to pay the fine, the person may be imprisoned for a term of up to 6 months. A person who is convicted of a second or subsequent offence may in addition to or instead of any other penalties be sentenced to imprisonment for a term of up to 12 months.

A person who contravenes a provision of the Land Agents Licensing Act or the Land Agents Licensing Regulation for which a penalty is not otherwise provided is also guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of up to $5000.

A prosecution under the Land Agents Licensing Act must be commenced within 2 years from the date on which the offence is alleged to have been committed.

The Registrar may also cancel or suspend a licence if the licenced person contravenes the Land Agents Licensing Act or the Land Agents Licensing Regulation, or if it is in the public interest to do so.

Created:
Modified: 2002-03-06
PID: 238