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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Marginal note:Excessive force

 Every one who is authorized by law to use force is criminally responsible for any excess thereof according to the nature and quality of the act that constitutes the excess.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 26
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