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:Assault

 Every one who commits an assault is guilty of

  • (a) an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or

  • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 245;
  • 1972, c. 13, s. 21;
  • 1974-75-76, c. 93, s. 22;
  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 125, s. 19.
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