An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child) (S.C. 2007, c. 20)

Assented to 2007-06-22

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child)

S.C. 2007, c. 20

Assented to 2007-06-22

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child)

SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Criminal Code to increase from five years to ten years the maximum punishment for an offence under section 172.1 (luring a child). It also specifies that, in the case of a summary conviction for this offence, the maximun punishment is eighteen months.

R.S., c. C-46

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

 Paragraphs 172.1(2)(a) and (b) of the Criminal Code are replaced by the following:

  • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than ten years; or

  • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding eighteen months.

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