Marginal note:Intimidation of a justice system participant or a journalist
423.1 (1) No person shall, without lawful authority, engage in any conduct with the intent to provoke a state of fear in
(a) a group of persons or the general public in order to impede the administration of criminal justice;
(b) a justice system participant or military justice system participant in order to impede him or her in the performance of his or her duties; or
(c) a journalist in order to impede him or her in the transmission to the public of information in relation to a criminal organization.
(2) [Repealed, 2015, c. 13, s. 12]
(3) Every person who contravenes this section is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than fourteen years.
Marginal note:Definition of military justice system participant
(4) In this section, military justice system participant has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the National Defence Act.
- 2001, c. 32, s. 11
- 2015, c. 13, s. 12
- 2019, c. 15, s. 47
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