Speeders will be paying a lot more in fines in Saskatchewan effective May 1st.
The base amount on all speeding tickets goes up by 30 dollars and the fine per kilometer over the speed limit will double.
This will provide the provincial government with an extra 6.4 million dollars in revenue in the coming year.
The Saskatchewan government has made other changes to penalty and fee structures.
Fees for late payment for traffic fines jump 10 dollars to 60 dollars and provincial court services are also going up.
A new penalty structure for oil and gas companies has been outlined that fail to provide full data within the Integrated Resource Information System.
It includes a one hundred dollar a day per well data item for each late or deficient filing or submission and one thousand dollars a month for each filing that is not submitted by the required date.
The oil and gas penalty is expected to provide additional revenue of 431 thousand dollars in the coming year.
The environmental handling charge on all beverage containers will increase by two cents, realizing an extra 10.2 million dollars in revenue for the Saskatchewan government.
Under parks, cottage land lease fees will increase on average 12 percent over four years and result in an extra 98 dollars for 21 hundred 49 lessees.
The cottage lease fee increase will mean an extra 170 thousand dollars for the province but could change due to land assessment appeal.
Permit fees are going up for Water Security Agency clients for water rights, drainage approvals, drilling rig registrations and groundwater investigation permits, realizing another 303 thousand dollars for the provincial government.