Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2017-10-18. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Indecent acts
  •  (1) Everyone who wilfully does an indecent act in a public place in the presence of one or more persons, or in any place with intent to insult or offend any person,

    • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years; or

    • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months.

  • Marginal note:Exposure

    (2) Every person who, in any place, for a sexual purpose, exposes his or her genital organs to a person who is under the age of 16 years

    • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of 90 days; or

    • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of 30 days.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 173;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (3rd Supp.), s. 7;
  • 2008, c. 6, s. 54;
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 2;
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 23.
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