Regulations Prescribing Certain Offences to be Serious Offences

SOR/2010-161

CRIMINAL CODE

Registration 2010-07-13

Regulations Prescribing Certain Offences to be Serious Offences

P.C. 2010-932 2010-07-13

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice, pursuant to subsection 467.1(4)Footnote a of the Criminal CodeFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Regulations Prescribing Certain Offences to be Serious Offences.

 The following offences under the Criminal Code are serious offences that are included in the definition “serious offence” in subsection 467.1(1) of that Act:

  • (a) keeping a common gaming or betting house (subsection 201(1) and paragraph 201(2)(b));

  • (b) betting, pool-selling and book-making (section 202);

  • (c) committing offences in relation to lotteries and games of chance (section 206);

  • (d) cheating while playing a game or in holding the stakes for a game or in betting (section 209); and

  • (e) keeping a common bawdy-house (subsection 210(1) and paragraph 210(2)(c)).

 The following offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act are serious offences that are included in the definition “serious offence” in subsection 467.1(1) of the Criminal Code:

  • (a) trafficking in any substance included in Schedule IV (paragraph 5(3)(c));

  • (b) trafficking in any substance included in Schedule II in an amount that does not exceed the amount set out for that substance in Schedule VII (subsection 5(4));

  • (c) importing or exporting any substance included in Schedule IV or V (paragraph 6(3)(c)); and

  • (d) producing any substance included in Schedule IV (paragraph 7(2)(d)).

COMING INTO FORCE

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.