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Criminal Code

Version of section 295 from 2015-07-17 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Marriage contrary to law

 Everyone who, being lawfully authorized to solemnize marriage, knowingly solemnizes a marriage in contravention of federal law or the laws of the province in which the marriage is solemnized is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 295
  • 2015, c. 29, s. 10

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