Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (S.C. 1998, c. 34)

Act current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2013-06-19. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Laying an information

 An information may be laid under section 504 of the Criminal Code in respect of an offence under this Act — or a conspiracy to commit, an attempt to commit, being an accessory after the fact in relation to, or any counselling in relation to, an offence under this Act — only by an officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or any person designated as a peace officer under the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act.

  • 1998, c. 34, s. 6;
  • 2001, c. 32, s. 58;
  • 2013, c. 26, s. 4.

 [Repealed, 2001, c. 32, s. 58]

Related Amendments


Conditional Amendment


Annual Report

Marginal note:Annual report

 Within four months of the end of each fiscal year, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister for International Trade and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada shall jointly prepare a report on the implementation of the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, and on the enforcement of this Act, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs shall cause a copy of the report to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the report is completed.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act or any of its provisions comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

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