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  1. Criminal Code - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Section 269.1)
    Marginal note:Torture
    •  (1) Every official, or every person acting at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of an official, who inflicts torture on any other person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years.

    • (2) For the purposes of this section,


      torture means any act or omission by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person


      but does not include any act or omission arising only from, inherent in or incidental to lawful sanctions. (torture)


  2. Criminal Code - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Section 752)

     In this Part,

    designated offence

    designated offence  means

    • [...]

    • (b) an offence under any of the following provisions:

      • [...]

      • (xvi) section 269.1 (torture),


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