Criminal Code

Version of section 787 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-09-30:

Marginal note:General penalty
  •  (1) Except where otherwise provided by law, every one who is convicted of an offence punishable on summary conviction is liable to a fine of not more than two thousand dollars or to imprisonment for six months or to both.

  • Marginal note:Imprisonment in default where not otherwise specified

    (2) Where the imposition of a fine or the making of an order for the payment of money is authorized by law, but the law does not provide that imprisonment may be imposed in default of payment of the fine or compliance with the order, the court may order that in default of payment of the fine or compliance with the order, as the case may be, the defendant shall be imprisoned for a term not exceeding six months.

  • (3) to (11) [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 171]

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 787;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 171.
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