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Version of section 170 from 2008-05-01 to 2012-08-08:


Marginal note:Parent or guardian procuring sexual activity

 Every parent or guardian of a person under the age of eighteen years who procures the person for the purpose of engaging in any sexual activity prohibited by this Act with a person other than the parent or guardian is guilty of an indictable offence and liable

  • (a) to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of six months if the person procured is under the age of 16 years; or

  • (b) to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of forty-five days if the person procured is 16 years of age or more but under the age of eighteen years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 170
  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (3rd Supp.), s. 5
  • 2005, c. 32, s. 9.1
  • 2008, c. 6, s. 54
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