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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Marginal note:Dead body

 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) neglects, without lawful excuse, to perform any duty that is imposed on him by law or that he undertakes with reference to the burial of a dead human body or human remains, or

  • (b) improperly or indecently interferes with or offers any indignity to a dead human body or human remains, whether buried or not.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 182
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 63
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