Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs): 2020 – October to December
AMPs are issued under the authority of Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act (AAAMPA). The purpose of the act is to establish, as an alternative to the existing penal system and as a supplement to existing enforcement measures, a fair and efficient administrative monetary penalty system for the enforcement of the agri-food acts.
AMPs issued across Canada
Total AMPs issued
Number of notice of violation with warning issued
Number of notice of violation with penalty issued
Total penalty amount
The following tables represent AMPs issued by agri-food acts enforced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that are subject to the AAAMPA. The CFIA may issue AMPs as an enforcement measure for non-compliance of the Health of Animals Act, the Plant Protection Act, the Safe Food for Canadians Act and their associated regulations. Details on the types of violations that may be proceeded in accordance with the AAAMPA, can be found in Schedule I of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations: