Marginal note:Punishment for theft
334 Except where otherwise provided by law, every one who commits theft
(a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, where the property stolen is a testamentary instrument or the value of what is stolen exceeds five thousand dollars; or
(b) is guilty
(i) of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or
(ii) of an offence punishable on summary conviction,
where the value of what is stolen does not exceed five thousand dollars.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 334;
- R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 43;
- 1994, c. 44, s. 20.
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