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Version of section 244 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-04-30:

Marginal note:Causing bodily harm with intent — firearm

 Every person who, with intent

  • (a) to wound, maim or disfigure any person,

  • (b) to endanger the life of any person, or

  • (c) to prevent the arrest or detention of any person,

discharges a firearm at any person, whether or not that person is the person mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c), is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of four years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 244
  • 1995, c. 39, s. 144
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