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Version of section 335 from 2018-12-18 to 2020-07-28:


Marginal note:Taking motor vehicle or vessel or found therein without consent

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (1.1), every one who, without the consent of the owner, takes a motor vehicle or vessel with intent to drive, use, navigate or operate it or cause it to be driven, used, navigated or operated, or is an occupant of a motor vehicle or vessel knowing that it was taken without the consent of the owner, is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (1.1) Subsection (1) does not apply to an occupant of a motor vehicle or vessel who, on becoming aware that it was taken without the consent of the owner, attempted to leave the motor vehicle or vessel, to the extent that it was feasible to do so, or actually left the motor vehicle or vessel.

  • Marginal note:Definition of vessel

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), vessel has the same meaning as in section 320.11.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 335
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (4th Supp.), s. 15
  • 1997, c. 18, s. 15
  • 2018, c. 21, s. 16
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