Marginal note:Punishment of libel known to be false
300 Every person who publishes a defamatory libel that they know is false 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.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 300
- 2019, c. 25, s. 118
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