Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2017-12-11 and last amended on 2017-10-18. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Spreading false news

 Every one who wilfully publishes a statement, tale or news that he knows is false and that causes or is likely to cause injury or mischief to a public interest is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 177.
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