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Criminal Code

Version of section 102 from 2019-09-19 to 2021-01-10:

Marginal note:Making automatic firearm

  •  (1) Every person commits an offence who, without lawful excuse, alters a firearm so that it is capable of, or manufactures or assembles any firearm that is capable of, discharging projectiles in rapid succession during one pressure of the trigger.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1)

    • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of one year; or

    • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 102
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 203
  • 1991, c. 28, s. 9, c. 40, s. 14
  • 1995, c. 39, s. 139
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 27
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