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Criminal Code

Version of section 107 from 2003-01-01 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:False statements

  •  (1) Every person commits an offence who knowingly makes, before a peace officer, firearms officer or chief firearms officer, a false report or statement concerning the loss, theft or destruction of a firearm, a prohibited weapon, a restricted weapon, a prohibited device, any prohibited ammunition, an authorization, a licence or a registration certificate.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1)

    • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or

    • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Definition of report or statement

    (3) In this section, report or statement means an assertion of fact, opinion, belief or knowledge, whether material or not and whether admissible or not.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 107
  • 1991, c. 40, s. 20
  • 1995, c. 39, s. 139

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