HQ charged w/ violating an interim order from the fed Minister of the Environment restricting emissions.
Are the sections of the Act a valid exercise of criminal power?
Protection of the environment from harm is recognized as a valid criminal law purpose
Parl may use its crim law power in the interest of protecting the enviro or preventing pollution
*National concern doctrine operates by assigning full power to regulate an area to Parl
*Crim law seeks by discrete prohibitions to prevent evils falling w/in a broad purpose
Sections of the act were a valid use of the fed crim power