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Version of section 184.5 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:


Marginal note:Interception of radio-based telephone communications

  •  (1) Every person who intercepts, by means of any electro-magnetic, acoustic, mechanical or other device, maliciously or for gain, a radio-based telephone communication, if the originator of the communication or the person intended by the originator of the communication to receive it is in Canada, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.

  • Marginal note:Other provisions to apply

    (2) Section 183.1, subsection 184(2) and sections 184.1 to 190 and 194 to 196 apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to interceptions of radio-based telephone communications referred to in subsection (1).

  • 1993, c. 40, s. 4
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