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Offender may be ordered to pay for damage he does

    (1)     Where a person is found guilty of an offence against this Act or a by-law, the court before which he is found guilty may order him to pay the amount of any damage or the cost of restoring, removing or repairing any damage, done by him in committing the offence.

    (2)     Where the offence is an offence against a by-law providing for or in relation to the prohibition or the regulation of the admission of animals to parks or reserves or the control of animals on parks or reserves, any damage done by the animal shall be deemed to be damage done by the person responsible for the control of the animal and any costs to the Commission of bringing the animal under control and of feeding and otherwise maintaining the animal shall be deemed to be costs of restoring, removing or repairing damage done by that person.

    (3)     The court may make the order specified in subsection (1), in addition to imposing a penalty, and the amount so ordered to be paid shall be recoverable as a judgment debt due to the Commission in a court of competent jurisdiction.

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