Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2016-06-06 and last amended on 2015-07-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Nudity
  •  (1) Every one who, without lawful excuse,

    • (a) is nude in a public place, or

    • (b) is nude and exposed to public view while on private property, whether or not the property is his own,

    is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Nude

    (2) For the purposes of this section, a person is nude who is so clad as to offend against public decency or order.

  • Marginal note:Consent of Attorney General

    (3) No proceedings shall be commenced under this section without the consent of the Attorney General.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 170.
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