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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2021-09-11 and last amended on 2021-08-27. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm

 Every person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years or is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction who, in committing an assault,

  • (a) carries, uses or threatens to use a weapon or an imitation thereof,

  • (b) causes bodily harm to the complainant, or

  • (c) chokes, suffocates or strangles the complainant.

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