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Version of section 65 from 2019-09-19 to 2020-10-05:


Marginal note:Punishment of rioter

  •  (1) Every person who takes part in a riot is guilty of

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

    • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Concealment of identity

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) while wearing a mask or other disguise to conceal their identity without lawful excuse is guilty of

    • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years; or

    • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 65
  • 2013, c. 15, s. 2
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 10
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