Miramichi Police have recently been encountering a high number of fraudulent motor vehicle inspection stickers.
Police wish to inform the public, there is zero tolerance for this type of offence. Tickets will be issued and a potential criminal investigation could ensue.
Any vehicle caught displaying a fraudulent inspection sticker will be towed.
Motor Vehicle Act of New Brunswick
Displaying a fraudulent or stolen inspection sticker is a violation of the Motor Vehicle Act, Section 250(4). An individual doing so would be subject to a fine of $292, and depending on the circumstances, police may lay additional charges under the Criminal Code of Canada related to theft or fraud, which would result in more serious penalties.