Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

Version of section 2 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-06-18:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Act.

business

affaires

business means any business, profession, trade, calling, manufacture or undertaking of any kind carried on in Canada or elsewhere for profit. (affaires)

foreign public official

agent public étranger

foreign public official means

  • (a) a person who holds a legislative, administrative or judicial position of a foreign state;

  • (b) a person who performs public duties or functions for a foreign state, including a person employed by a board, commission, corporation or other body or authority that is established to perform a duty or function on behalf of the foreign state, or is performing such a duty or function; and

  • (c) an official or agent of a public international organization that is formed by two or more states or governments, or by two or more such public international organizations. (agent public étranger)

foreign state

État étranger

foreign state means a country other than Canada, and includes

  • (a) any political subdivision of that country;

  • (b) the government, and any department or branch, of that country or of a political subdivision of that country; and

  • (c) any agency of that country or of a political subdivision of that country. (État étranger)

peace officer

agent de la paix

peace officer means a peace officer as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code. (agent de la paix)

person

quiconque

person means a person as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code. (quiconque)

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