Some offences are criminal, and others are regulatory. The Contraventions Act covers how regulatory offences may be prosecuted. Under the Contraventions Act, those with enforcement authority may serve a person who has committed a contravention with a ticket.
Here are some examples of fines.
|Not having the required number of approved lifejackets or PFDs on board||$200 for each one|
|Operating a pleasure craft in a careless manner||$250|
|Operating a pleasure craft without Proof of Competency||$250|
|Operating without a Pleasure Craft Licence||$250|