Marginal note:Municipal corruption
123 (1) Every one who
(a) gives, offers or agrees to give or offer to a municipal official, or
(b) being a municipal official, demands, accepts or offers or agrees to accept from any person,
a loan, reward, advantage or benefit of any kind as consideration for the official
(c) to abstain from voting at a meeting of the municipal council or a committee thereof,
(d) to vote in favour of or against a measure, motion or resolution,
(e) to aid in procuring or preventing the adoption of a measure, motion or resolution, or
(f) to perform or fail to perform an official act,
is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.
Marginal note:Influencing municipal official
(2) Every one who
(a) by suppression of the truth, in the case of a person who is under a duty to disclose the truth,
(b) by threats or deceit, or
(c) by any unlawful means,
influences or attempts to influence a municipal official to do anything mentioned in paragraphs (1)(c) to (f) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.
Marginal note:Definition of “municipal official”
(3) In this section, municipal official means a member of a municipal council or a person who holds an office under a municipal government.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 123
- R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 16
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