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Criminal Code

Version of section 78 from 2003-01-01 to 2003-06-30:

Marginal note:Offensive weapons and explosive substances

  •  (1) Every one, other than a peace officer engaged in the execution of his duty, who takes on board a civil aircraft an offensive weapon or any explosive substance

    • (a) without the consent of the owner or operator of the aircraft or of a person duly authorized by either of them to consent thereto, or

    • (b) with the consent referred to in paragraph (a) but without complying with all terms and conditions on which the consent was given,

    is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years.

  • Marginal note:Definition of “civil aircraft”

    (2) For the purposes of this section, civil aircraft means all aircraft other than aircraft operated by the Canadian Forces, a police force in Canada or persons engaged in the administration or enforcement of the Customs Act or the Excise Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 78
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 213

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