241.4 (1) Everyone commits an offence who commits forgery in relation to a request for medical assistance in dying.
Marginal note:Destruction of documents
(2) Everyone commits an offence who destroys a document that relates to a request for medical assistance in dying with intent to interfere with
(a) another person’s access to medical assistance in dying;
(b) the lawful assessment of a request for medical assistance in dying;
(c) another person invoking an exemption under any of subsections 227(1) or (2), 241(2) to (5) or 245(2); or
(d) the provision by a person of information under section 241.31.
(3) Everyone who commits an offence under subsection (1) or (2) is liable
(a) on conviction on indictment, to a term of imprisonment of not more than five years; or
(b) on summary conviction, to a term of imprisonment of not more than 18 months.
Marginal note:Definition of document
(4) In subsection (2), document has the same meaning as in section 321.
- 2016, c. 3, ss. 3, 5
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