Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2015-07-09 and last amended on 2015-06-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Fraudulent receipts under Bank Act

 Every one is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years who

  • (a) wilfully makes a false statement in any receipt, certificate or acknowledgment for anything that may be used for a purpose mentioned in the Bank Act; or

  • (b) wilfully,

    • (i) after giving to another person,

    • (ii) after a person employed by him has, to his knowledge, given to another person, or

    • (iii) after obtaining and endorsing or assigning to another person,

    any receipt, certificate or acknowledgment for anything that may be used for a purpose mentioned in the Bank Act, without the consent in writing of the holder or endorsee or the production and delivery of the receipt, certificate or acknowledgment, alienates or parts with, or does not deliver to the holder or owner the property mentioned in the receipt, certificate or acknowledgment.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 348.

 [Repealed, 2003, c. 21, s. 6]

Marginal note:Disposal of property to defraud creditors

 Every one who,

  • (a) with intent to defraud his creditors,

    • (i) makes or causes to be made any gift, conveyance, assignment, sale, transfer or delivery of his property, or

    • (ii) removes, conceals or disposes of any of his property, or

  • (b) with intent that any one should defraud his creditors, receives any property by means of or in relation to which an offence has been committed under paragraph (a),

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

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 350.
Marginal note:Fraud in relation to fares, etc.
  •  (1) Every one whose duty it is to collect a fare, toll, ticket or admission who wilfully

    • (a) fails to collect it,

    • (b) collects less than the proper amount payable in respect thereof, or

    • (c) accepts any valuable consideration for failing to collect it or for collecting less than the proper amount payable in respect thereof,

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

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Every one who gives or offers to a person whose duty it is to collect a fare, toll, ticket or admission fee any valuable consideration

    • (a) for failing to collect it, or

    • (b) for collecting an amount less than the amount payable in respect thereof,

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

  • Marginal note:Fraudulently obtaining transportation

    (3) Every one who, by any false pretence or fraud, unlawfully obtains transportation by land, water or air is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 351.