Judge Strikes Down YG Practice on Land Use Fines

A long-standing practice by the Yukon government related to fines for violations of land use regulations was struck down Tuesday.  Territorial court Judge Peter Chisholm ruled the maximum fine for infractions is not the $5,000 the Yukon has been working under for years.  The maximum penalty is $500, six months in jail or both, Chisholm ruled.

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