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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2021-04-20 and last amended on 2021-03-17. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Duty of person arresting

  •  (1) It is the duty of every one who executes a process or warrant to have it with him, where it is feasible to do so, and to produce it when requested to do so.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (2) It is the duty of every one who arrests a person, whether with or without a warrant, to give notice to that person, where it is feasible to do so, of

    • (a) the process or warrant under which he makes the arrest; or

    • (b) the reason for the arrest.

  • Marginal note:Failure to comply

    (3) Failure to comply with subsection (1) or (2) does not of itself deprive a person who executes a process or warrant, or a person who makes an arrest, or those who assist them, of protection from criminal responsibility.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 29
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