Strict vs Absolute

mack
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Strict vs Absolute

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Is Section 216 in HTA an absolute liability offence since it carries possible jail time?


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An offence that carries a possibility of jail cannot be absolute liability. See BC Motor Vehicle Reference, 1985, Supreme Court of Canada. You should be able to find it on CanLII.
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