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Criminal Code

Version of section 293.1 from 2019-09-19 to 2020-10-05:


Marginal note:Forced marriage

 Every person who celebrates, aids or participates in a marriage rite or ceremony knowing that one of the persons being married is marrying against their will is guilty of

  • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years; or

  • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • 2015, c. 29, s. 9
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 115
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