Marginal note:Prison breach
144 Every one who
(a) by force or violence breaks a prison with intent to set at liberty himself or any other person confined therein, or
(b) with intent to escape forcibly breaks out of, or makes any breach in, a cell or other place within a prison in which he is confined,
is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years.
- R.S., c. C-34, s. 132;
- 1976-77, c. 53, s. 5.
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