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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2023-03-06 and last amended on 2023-01-16. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Possession of instruments for breaking into coin-operated or currency exchange devices

 Every person who, without lawful excuse, has in their possession any instrument suitable for the purpose of breaking into a coin-operated device or a currency exchange device, knowing that the instrument has been used or is or was intended to be used for that purpose, is guilty of

  • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years; or

  • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

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