Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2014-09-19. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Punishment

 Every one who commits an offence under section 354

  • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, where the subject-matter of the offence is a testamentary instrument or the value of the subject-matter of the offence exceeds five thousand dollars; or

  • (b) is guilty

    • (i) of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or

    • (ii) of an offence punishable on summary conviction,

    where the value of the subject-matter of the offence does not exceed five thousand dollars.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 355;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 49;
  • 1994, c. 44, s. 21.

Definition of “traffic”

 For the purposes of sections 355.2 and 355.4, “traffic” means to sell, give, transfer, transport, export from Canada, import into Canada, send, deliver or deal with in any other way, or to offer to do any of those acts.

  • 2010, c. 14, s. 6.
Marginal note:Trafficking in property obtained by crime

 Everyone commits an offence who traffics in any property or thing or any proceeds of any property or thing knowing that all or part of the property, thing or proceeds was obtained by or derived directly or indirectly from

  • (a) the commission in Canada of an offence punishable by indictment; or

  • (b) an act or omission anywhere that, if it had occurred in Canada, would have constituted an offence punishable by indictment.

  • 2010, c. 14, s. 6.
Marginal note:In rem prohibition

 The importation into Canada or exportation from Canada of any property or thing or any proceeds of any property or thing is prohibited if all or part of the property, thing or proceeds was obtained by or derived directly or indirectly from

  • (a) the commission in Canada of an offence punishable by indictment; or

  • (b) an act or omission anywhere that, if it had occurred in Canada, would have constituted an offence punishable by indictment.

  • 2010, c. 14, s. 6.
Marginal note:Possession of property obtained by crime — trafficking

 Everyone commits an offence who has in their possession, for the purpose of trafficking, any property or thing or any proceeds of any property or thing knowing that all or part of the property, thing or proceeds was obtained by or derived directly or indirectly from

  • (a) the commission in Canada of an offence punishable by indictment; or

  • (b) an act or omission anywhere that, if it had occurred in Canada, would have constituted an offence punishable by indictment.

  • 2010, c. 14, s. 6.