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Criminal Code

Version of section 124 from 2019-09-19 to 2020-12-28:

Marginal note:Selling or purchasing office

 Every person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years or is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction who

  • (a) purports to sell or agrees to sell an appointment to or a resignation from an office, or a consent to any such appointment or resignation, or receives or agrees to receive a reward or profit from the purported sale thereof, or

  • (b) purports to purchase or gives a reward or profit for the purported purchase of any such appointment, resignation or consent, or agrees or promises to do so.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 124
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 37
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