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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2019-09-19. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Person counselling offence

  •  (1) Where a person counsels another person to be a party to an offence and that other person is afterwards a party to that offence, the person who counselled is a party to that offence, notwithstanding that the offence was committed in a way different from that which was counselled.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Every one who counsels another person to be a party to an offence is a party to every offence that the other commits in consequence of the counselling that the person who counselled knew or ought to have known was likely to be committed in consequence of the counselling.

  • Definition of counsel

    (3) For the purposes of this Act, counsel includes procure, solicit or incite.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 22
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 7
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